Thousands of unarmed people, many of them children, are killed by firearms every year. It's
time we ban the sale of guns.
Briefly describe how the stated fallacy occurs in the argument.
Appeal to Emotion.
The conclusion i
Uses & Abuses of
Three Ways of Using Percentages
1. Uses a percentage to express a fraction of the total
*Percent is a fancy way of saying divided by 100
*The word of means to multiply
Example: An opinion poll find that 78% of 2500 people surv
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Logic: the study of the methods and principles of reasoning
Argument: a reasoned or thoughtful process
*An argument uses a set of facts or assumptions called premises to support a conclusion
*Some arguments are strong and some are