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Homework Help: PHI 103

Posted by Anonymous on Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 1:53pm.

"All dogs hate cats. Sirius is a dog. So Sirius hates cats" is an example of a (Points : 1)
sound inductive argument.
valid deductive argument.
invalid inductive argument.
weak deductive argument.
I am confused a little about this question.
"10 is less than 100; 100 is less than 1,000; consequently, 10 is less than 1,000" is an example of a (Points : 1)
sound deductive argument.
valid inductive argument.
sound inductive argument.
weak inductive argument.
I know that this is the transitive property. I think the answer is either sound deductive ot sound inductive.
"When I once visited Texas, it was hot. So the next time I visit Texas, it will be hot" is an example of a (Points : 1)
sound inductive argument.
valid inductive argument.
sound deductive argument.
weak inductive argument.
I think this answer is sound deductive.

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