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Please check the following argument and see if the premises and the conclusion are stated accurately

Premises: With the numbers of juvenile crimes at historic highs

Premises: It makes sense to house some juvenile criminals in adult facilities

Conclusion: Concluding that adult detention facilities are more numerous than juvenile detention center.

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  1. You need to switch one of the premises with the conclusion.

    Major Premise: adult detention facilities are more numerous than juvenile detention center.

    Minor Premise: the numbers of juvenile crimes are at historic highs

    Conclusion: It makes sense to house some juvenile criminals in adult facilities

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