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Good Reasoning Matters! A Constructive Approach to Critical Thinking , Fifth Edition © Oxford University Press Canada, 2012 4. 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 5. 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 6. According to the diagram, P1 and P2 are supposed to support C1. Are P1 and P2 relevant to C1? a) Yes. b) No. 7. According to the diagram, C1 is supposed to be supported by P1 and P2. Are P1 and P2 sufficient for C1? a) Yes. b) No. 8. According to the diagram, C1 and P3 are supposed to support MC. Are C1 and P3 relevant to MC? a) Yes. b) No. 9. According to the diagram, C1 is supposed to be supported by P1 and P2. Are P1 and P2 sufficient for C1? a) Yes. b) No. Exercise 2 MC: Chocolate pudding is better than vanilla. P1: There is less sugar in chocolate pudding than vanilla. P2: There is more protein in chocolate pudding than vanilla. P3: Chocolate pudding tastes better than vanilla. C1: Chocolate pudding is healthier than vanilla.
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