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Decide whether the following statement makes sense or

does not make sense. Explain your reasoning.

I​ didn't believe the premises on which he based his​ argument, so he clearly​ didn't convince me of his conclusion.

Choose the correct answer below.

A.

​Doesn't make sense. Premises support​ conclusions, therefore the listener should have been convinced.

B.

Makes sense. While a conclusion may be supported by several​ premises, a person must believe those premises to be true to be convinced by the argument.

C.

​Doesn't make sense. There is no logical fallacy mentioned.

D.

Makes sense. The listener would have been more likely convinced if the conclusion preceded the premises.

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