Critical thinking

8. “Let me demonstrate the principle by means of logic,” the teacher said,
holding up a bucket. “If this bucket has a hole in it, then it will leak. But
it doesn’t leak. Therefore, obviously it doesn’t have a hole in it.”Identify the premises and the conclusions in the following arguments.

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  2. I think the premises is that the bucket might have a hole in it

    Conclusion is that it will leak

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  3. Your premise is right, but you've drawn the wrong conclusion.

  4. oh boy is the conclusion is the bucket might leak? This one stumped me

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  5. The conclusion is that the bucket doesn't have a hole in it.

  6. Thank you I am going to take notes and reread the chapter

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  7. You're welcome.

    Good idea! :-)

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