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ch2 Student: ___________________________________________________________________________ 1. Identify the following passage as containing an argument, two arguments, or no argument; if it contains an argument, identify the conclusion(s); and, if it contains two arguments, indicate which argument is the principal argument. Bamboo can grow up to four feet a day, but only after it is well established. This can take from three to five years, depending on the type of bamboo. 2. Identify the following passage as containing an argument, two arguments, or no argument; if it contains an argument, identify the conclusion(s); and, if it contains two arguments, indicate which argument is the principal argument. The Burnhams have invited the performers home for a reception following the recital. But it would be wise to let them know if you plan to attend, because space is limited. 3. Identify the following passage as containing an argument, two arguments, or no argument; if it contains an argument, identify the conclusion(s); and, if it contains two arguments, indicate which argument is the principal argument. Feldspar works at a restaurant at night and teaches during the day. I'd have to bet he's tired most of the time, and that's a good reason for thinking he won't do well in school this term. 4. Identify the following passage as containing an argument, two arguments, or no argument; if it contains an argument, identify the conclusion(s); and, if it contains two arguments, indicate which argument is the principal argument. The market for Jackson Pollock paintings has collapsed virtually overnight. Reason: A lot of them were bought during the 1980s, and 1990s. Investors figure that 1980s prices were too high.

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5. Identify the following passage as containing an argument, two arguments, or no argument; if it contains an argument, identify the conclusion(s); and, if it contains two arguments, indicate which argument is the principal argument. It is a very nice clock, but as you can see, it doesn't really go very well on that wall. For one thing, it's too large for the space. For another, it's red, and the wall is green. The best thing you could do with it, I'm afraid, is take it back. Walmart is good about giving refunds. 6. Identify the following passage as containing an argument, two arguments, or no argument; if it contains an argument, identify the conclusion(s); and, if it contains two arguments, indicate which argument is the principal argument. "Hey, what IS that stuff you're cooking, anyway? It smells like fish." "Fish! What do you mean, ‘fish'? That's a pot roast I'm cooking." "Oh . . . say, you don't mind if I open a window, do you? No, it's not the fish—uh, roast; it just seems sorta warm in here." 7. Identify the following passage as containing an argument, two arguments, or no argument; if it contains an argument, identify the conclusion(s); and, if it contains two arguments, indicate which argument is the principal argument. Imagine yourself naked, without weapons, and running after a deer. If you were to catch this deer how
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