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A all politicians are interested in money b many

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a) “All politicians are interested in money” b) “Many politicians are interested in money” c) “Both these politicians are interested in money” 5. Given the legend you have just constructed and the hidden premises and conclusions, which of the following is the correct argument diagram? a) HP1 HP2 HC1 MC b) HP1+HP2 HC1 MC c) HP1 HC1 HP2 MC Passage 8 Those drinking and driving ads are getting intense. I just saw this billboard and the guy was hanging halfway through the windshield with a beer can in his hand. Jeez.
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Good Reasoning Matters! A Constructive Approach to Critical Thinking , Fifth Edition © Oxford University Press Canada, 2012 1. Can this be interpreted as an argument? a) Yes. b) No. c) It’s difficult to say. 2. What argument flag(s) suggest(s) that it might be an argument? a) The driver suggests that it might be an argument. b) The beer can suggests that it might be an argument. c) The driver and the beer can suggest that it might be an argument. 3. The hidden main conclusion of this argument is ________. a) “Don’t drink and drive” b) “Beer is dangerous” c) “Drinking and driving is dangerous” 4. The hidden premises in this argument are ________. a) “There are beers near the driver;” “The driver was in a serious car accident;” and “Drinking and driving is dangerous” b) “There are beers near the driver;” “The driver was in a serious car accident;” and “The driver was drinking” c) “There are beers near the driver” and “The driver was in a serious car accident” 5. The hidden conclusions in this argument are ________. a) “The driver was drinking” and “This case of drinking and driving was dangerous” b) “The driver was drinking;” “This case of drinking and driving was dangerous;” and “The driver was in a serious car accident” c) “The driver was drinking;” “This case of drinking and driving was dangerous;” and “Drinking and driving is dangerous” 6. Given the legend you have just constructed and the hidden premises and conclusions, which of the following is the correct argument diagram? a) HP1 HC1 + HP2 HC2 HMC b) HP1 HC1 HP2 HC2 HMC c) HP1 HC1 HC2 HP2 HMC
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Good Reasoning Matters! A Constructive Approach to Critical Thinking , Fifth Edition © Oxford University Press Canada, 2012 Passage 9 So I saw this ad on the side of the bus. It said in big letters: ‘Fossil fuels are the only hope for a better future.’ And there were smartphones and computers all swirling around cars and pipelines, and there were these wind turbines and solar panels lying all broken at the bottom …. It was a weird ad. 1. Can the ad described above be interpreted as an argument? a) Yes. b)
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