Introduction to Critical Thinking - Exercise 1 Which of the following sentences are statements and which are not 1 No one understands me but you

Introduction to Critical Thinking - Exercise 1 Which...

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Exercise 1: Which of the following sentences are statements and which are not? 1. No one understands me but you. Statement 2. Alligators are on average larger than crocodiles. Statement 3. Is an alligator a reptile or a mammal? Not a statement 4. An alligator is either a reptile or a mammal. Statement 5. Don’t let any reptiles into the house. Not a statement 6. You may kill any reptile you see in the house. Not a statement 7. East Africans are not the best distance runners. Statement 8. Obama is not a Democrat. Statement 9. Some humans have wings. Statement 10. Some things with wings cannot fly. Statement 11. Was Obama born in Kenya or Hawaii? Not a statement 12. Oh no! A grizzly bear! Not a statement 13. Meet me in St. Louis. Not a statement 14. We met in St. Louis yesterday. Statement 15. I do not want to meet a grizzly bear in the wild. Statement
Exercise 2 1. The woman in the hat is not a witch since witches have long noses and she doesn’t have a long nose. (An argument) Conclusion-The woman in the hat is not a witch.

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