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anonymous
 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.
anonymous
 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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dix123
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0C. In all other options, there could be different reasons to explain the action

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0All 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.
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