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A yes b no 11 according to the diagram mc is supposed

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a) Yes. b) No. 11. According to the diagram, MC is supposed to be supported by C1. Is C1 sufficient for MC? a) Yes. b) No. Exercise 5 MC: Rats make excellent pets. P1: Every rat I have had didn’t bite. P2: Not biting is an excellent trait in a pet. C1: Rats will seldom bite. P1 C1 + P2 MC
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Good Reasoning Matters! A Constructive Approach to Critical Thinking , Fifth Edition © Oxford University Press Canada, 2012 1. P1 is acceptable ________. a) by definition or by being self-evident b) as a report of an observation or eyewitness testimony c) by common knowledge or assent d) due to a reasonable sub-argument e) due to the authority of the arguer or an expert 2. P2 is acceptable ________. a) by definition or by being self-evident b) as a report of an observation or eyewitness testimony c) by common knowledge or assent d) due to a reasonable sub-argument e) due to the authority of the arguer or an expert 3. C1 is acceptable ________. a) by definition or by being self-evident b) as a report of an observation or eyewitness testimony c) by common knowledge or assent d) due to a reasonable sub-argument e) due to the authority of the arguer or an expert 4. MC is acceptable ________. a) by definition or by being self-evident b) as a report of an observation or eyewitness testimony c) by common knowledge or assent d) due to a reasonable sub-argument e) due to the authority of the arguer or an expert 5. According to the diagram, P1 is supposed to support C1. Is P1 relevant to C1? a) Yes. b) No. 6. According to the diagram, C1 is supposed to be supported by P1. Is P1 sufficient for C1? a) Yes. b) No. 7. According to the diagram, C1 and P2 are supposed to support MC. Are C1 and P2 relevant to MC? a) Yes. b) No. 8. According to the diagram, MC is supposed to be supported by C1 and P2. Are C1 and P2 sufficient for MC? a) Yes. b) No.
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