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Analyze the following arguments and tell whether they are valid and sound:

1) 1. If Missy is a cat , then

she is a mammal.

2. Missy is not a mammal.

3. Therefore, Missy is not a cat.

2) 1. If Fido is a dog, then he is a mammal.

2. Fido is a dog.

3. Therefore, he is a mammal.

3) 1. If Fido is a dog then he is a mammal.

2. Fido is not a dog.

3. Therefore, Fido is not a mammal.

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