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  • one year ago

Determine which statement uses a valid argument. A. If it is hot outside, then Matt will not wear a jacket. Matt is not wearing a jacket. Therefore, it is hot outside. B. If it is Tuesday, then the library is open. The library is open. Therefore, it is Tuesday. C. If it is summertime, the museum closes at 6 p.m. It is 7 p.m. in the summertime. Therefore, the museum is closed. D. All practicing lawyers must pass the bar exam. Chris did not pass the bar exam. Therefore, Chris is a practicing lawyer.

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  1. dix123
    • one year ago
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    C. In all other options, there could be different reasons to explain the action

  2. mathstudent55
    • one year ago
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    All the first statements in the choices follow this pattern: If (condition) then (conclusion). The only one with a valid argument is the one that immediately after the first statement shows the condition to be true. That choice is C.

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Thank u very much.

  4. mathstudent55
    • one year ago
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    You're welcome.

  5. dix123
    • one year ago
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    np

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