# math-premises

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### PHI103

To criticize a deductive argument logically, one might: hit the person making the argument. show one of the premises is false. show one of the premises is true. show the conclusion follows validly from the premises.

### CRT

Identify at least two arguments in the article. Outline the premises and conclusions of each argument you find. Then, answer the following questions for each argument, making sure to explain how you arrived at your answers. o Do the premises sufficiently support the ...

### Critical Thinking

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 ...

### CRT205

Please check to see if I have this correct. Premises: The desire to incarcerate juveniles with adults is based on public fear. Premises: The public fears that juvenile crime is increasing. Conclusion: However, crimes committed by youth are actually decreasing

### Logic

Given the premises (p ⇒ q) and (r ⇒ s), use Propositional Resolution to prove the conclusion (p ∨ r ⇒ q ∨ s). Proof takes 8 steps including the premises and the goal.

### crt

Fill in the blanks where called for, and answer true or false where appropriate. 1. Valid arguments are said to be strong or weak. 2. Valid arguments are always good arguments. 3. Sound arguments are ________ arguments whose premises are all ________. 4. The premises of a ...

### PHI103

1. "P v Q" is best interpreted as (Points : 1) P or Q but not both P and Q P or Q or both P and Q Not both P or Q P if and only if Q 2. What is the truth value of the sentence "P & ~ P"? (Points : 1) True False Cannot be determined Not a sentence 3. If P is false, and Q is ...

### phi103

1. A conditional sentence with a false antecedent is always (Points : 1) true. false. Cannot be determined. not a sentence. 2. "Julie and Kurt got married and had a baby" is best symbolized as (Points : 1) M v B M & B M → B M ↔ B 3. Truth tables can determine which...

### CRT 205

• Read the article “Controlling Irrational Fears After 9/11” on pp. 456–458 of Appendix 1. • Identify at least two arguments in the article. Outline the premises and conclusions of each argument you find. Then, answer the following questions for each argument, making...

### Critical Thinking

Please evaluate argument. Premises: Although exercise may provide temporary relief for mild, moderate and even severe depressed moods. Premises: There are many cases when it fail to make the symptoms and problems go away completely. Conclusion: Therefore exercise has the ...

### CRT 205

Assignment: Argument Evaluation · Read the article “Controlling Irrational Fears After 9/11” on pp. 456–458 of Appendix 1. · Identify at least two arguments in the article. Outline the premises and conclusions of each argument you find. Then, answer the following ...

### Phi103

What is the truth value of the sentence "P v ~ P"? (Points : 1) True False Cannot be determined Not a sentence 2. One of the disadvantages of using truth tables is (Points : 1) it is difficult to keep the lines straight T's are easy to confuse with F's. they grow exponentially...

### CRT 205

Imagine your child is trying to prove that she did not steal chocolate chip cookies from the cookie jar, so she makes this argument: ―There are no chocolate stains on my hands, so I couldn’t have stolen the cookies.‖  Post your response to the following: ...

### PHI 103

Will someone please confirm my answers here. I'm stumped. Feel good, but not sure. Thank you. 1. "Julie and Kurt got married and had a baby" is best symbolized as M v B M & B M ¡æ B M ¡ê B My choice is C 2. What is the truth value of the sentence "P v ~ P"? True False ...

### Phil103 Informal Logic

. If P is false, and Q is false, the truth-value of "P ¡êQ" is (Points : 1) false. true. Cannot be determined. All of the above. 2. What is the truth value of the sentence "P & ~ P"? (Points : 1) True False Cannot be determined Not a sentence 3. If P is true, and Q is false...

Write four arguments that meet the following criteria: Argument 1: The argument has a false premise, but follows good logic. Argument 2: The argument has true premises, but follows poor logic, leading to a false conclusion. Argument 3: The argument has either a false premise ...

### PHI103: Informal Logic

1) In the truth table for an invalid argument, Student Answer: on at least one row, where the premises are all true, the conclusion is true. CORRECT on at least one row, where the premises are all true, the conclusion is false. on all the rows where the premises are all true, ...

### english

perseverance,expanse,stifle,weary,writhe,premises 1.In order to meet their goals,Olympic hopefuls require persistence as they train and(perserance) in the face of obstacles. 2.Readers must leave library(expanse)by the stated closing time unless permissions for after hour ...

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### math

Consider the following list of premises: a ^ :b ! c; :a ! :d; Show that g is a valid conclusion by constructing a step-by-step argument

### middle childhood psychology

what is the premises for family therapy

### Informal Logic-Pls chk ans

The sentence "P → Q" is read as (3) P or Q P and Q If P then Q Q if and only P 2. In the truth table for an invalid argument, (2) on at least one row, where the premises are all true, the conclusion is true. on at least one row, where the premises are all true, the ...

### Logic

The sentence "P → Q" is read as (3) P or Q P and Q If P then Q Q if and only P 2. In the truth table for an invalid argument, (2) on at least one row, where the premises are all true, the conclusion is true. on at least one row, where the premises are all true, the ...

### Crt/205 Critical Thinking

I need help with this assignment: Argument Evaluation DUE: Day 7 Points: 100 · Read the essay “Bush’s Environmental Record” by Bob Herbert found in the “Appendix 1”, pgs. 461-462. To find this, click on the “Controlling Irrational Fears after 9/11” link found in...

### Critical Thinking

Earthquake in Gujarat Do the premises sufficiently support the conclusions

### Critical thinking

Can a true conclusion be derived validly from false premises?

### critical thinking

Identify the premises and conclusion of each of the arguments in chilhood obesity.

### Philosophy

Describe commonly accepted criteria for establishing the credibility of premises (claims).

### PHI 103

A valid argument is one that, if its premises are accepted as true, has (Points : 1)

### Critical thinking

I need help understanding inductive and deductive arguments and stated and unstated premises. Thank you

### Philosophy

Read the following argument and answer the question that follows: 1. According to the 2010/11 Statistics Canada census aboriginal Canadians constituted 4.3% of the Canadian population. 2. According to the 2011 Statistics Canada data, 27% of the adult population incarcerated in...

### English

Can some one please check this assignment for me. I would certainly appreciate it Thanks Danielle Argument Evaluation Answer the following questions for each argument, making sure to explain how you arrived at your answers. o Do the premises sufficiently support the ...

### critical Thinking

Cntrolling Irrational Fears After 9/11 outline the premises and conclusion of each argument you find

### CRT205

I need help with the premises and conclusions in the article Controlling Irrational Fears in 9/11. I think I see the two arguments.

### CRITICAL THINKING

HELP ME IDENTIFY 2 ARGUMENTS IN THE CONTROLLING IRRATIONAL FEARS AFTER 9-11 ARTICLE AND OUTLINE THE PREMISES AND CONCLUSION OF EACH?

### physics

True or false. Electric energy is transferred from generating stations to consumers' premises at extremely low voltage?

### Philosophy

LOGIC and ARGUMENTS – the simple elements Arguments are Composed of THREE PARTS: 1) Premises = basic, commonly accepted reasons – the “why’s,” and “how’s.” 2) Inferences = reasoned “guesses” or based assertions connecting conclusion to premises ...

### PHI103

I really need some help on these questions Please! I am having a very tough time. I have tried to answer to the best of my ability, but i am not understanding these. Can someone please help with this? Thank you. Truth tables can be used to examine inductive arguments. ...

### Logic

Use Propositional Resolution to show that the clauses {p, q}, {¬p, r}, {¬p, ¬r}, {p, ¬q} are not simultaneously satisfiable. Proof takes 8 steps including the premises and the goal.

### phi103

Mrs. Sue please help! I really need some help on these questions Please! I am having a very tough time. I have tried to answer to the best of my ability, but i am not understanding these. Can someone please help with this? Thank you. Truth tables can be used to examine ...

### PHI103 WEEK 3

This is the name for the reasons that one presents to support a conclusion. (Points : 1) Proposals Premises Deductions Inductions None of the above

### phy103

The premises of an argument are valid. inferences. not valid. true or false.

### Critical thinking

If you can draw another conclusion from premises is the conclusion inductively invalid?

### critical thinking

its the article about Controlling irrational fears after 9/11 I need to know about the arguments and premises and conclusions

### Critical Thinking

Since it is the very nature of terrorism not only to cause immediate damage but also to strike fear in the hearts of the population under attack, one might say that the terrorist were extraordinarily successful, not just as a result of their own efforts but also in ...

### math

10.For each of these sets of premises, what relevant conclusion or conclusions can be drawn? Explain the rules of inference used to obtain each conclusion from the premises. a)"if I play hockey, then i am sore the next day.""I use the whirlpool if i am sore.""i did not use the...

### math-premises

A bit confused with this one: Is the argument correct? if not explain why it's not and change the minor premise to make it correct: All NBA basketball players are over 5ft. tall Russell is 6ft tall Therefore, Russell plays in the NBA Thanks!

### critical thinking

i have to read an article"Controlling Irrational fears after 9/11" how do i identify two arguments in the article and outline the premises and the conclusion of each argument

### philosophy

Chances are I'll be carded at JJ's, because Kera, Sherry, and Bobby were all carded there, and they all look as though they're about 30. What is the premises and conclusion

### CRT/205

what is the premises and the conclusion of this argument? since it is the very nature of terrorism not only to cause immediatw damage but also to strike fear in the hearts of the population under attack, on might say that the terrorists were extraordinary successful.

### Logic- Formal Proof

I need to solve a proof and I cannot figure it out. The instructions say only that I will have to use subproofs within subproofs. Premises: A or B A or C Conclusion: A or (B and C)

### Critical Thinking

Identify the premises and the conclusions in the following arguments.Kera, Sherry, and Bobby were all carded at JJ’s, and they all look as though they’re about thirty. Chances are I’ll be carded too.

### crt 205

I need to identify two arguments and define the premises and conclusion. I have to tell weather it is deductivly valid or inductivlely strong or in valid or weak and why. In the appendix 1 article Controlling Irrational Fears After 9/11. Can you help with this.

### Assignment Arguement Evaluation

identify at least two arguments in the article.Outline the premises and the conlusions of each argument you find. then, answer the questions for each argument, making sure to explain how you arrived at your answer.

### Critical Thinking

I am in week 7 and after week 5 and 6 am doubting my self on my homework that is due tommorrwo can you look to see if this is actually an argument the conclusion indicators were not as apparent in this reading this week. In fact, well after it was confirmed that no more than 3...

### Thinking Critically

Identify the premises and the conclusion I know there’s a chance this guy might be different, but the last person we hired from Alamo Polytech was a rotten engineer, and we had to fire him. Thus I’m afraid that this new candidate is somebody I just won’t take a chance on.

### crt 205

I am doing my final on catholic church response to child sexual abuse is inadequate. my question is I am having trouble finding out what is bias, identify any rhetorical devices, moral reasoning, identify the premises and the argument made my the author.

### english

I have to write a 1000 essay in which I must connect two books together. Yann Martel's "Life of Pi" and Tim O'Briens "The Things They Carried" The thing is, I have no idea where to even start. Any ideas for premises, thesis statement etc.?

### English/Argument

Write the conclusion for the two premises of this syllogism. 1. Either breach of contract is a crime or it is not punishable by the state. 2. Breach of contract is not a crime.

### Math

Perry's Publishing is relocating and 2 employees, Edna and Sam have created a "For sale" sign 4 feet long to place outside the current premises. They plant o attach the sign to a 9-foot pole using a hook and a chain. They would like the top of the sign to be 6 feet high. How ...

Please Break up the sentence. Reserving the property requires a \$500 security deposit , which will be refunded unless there is damage to the property or evidence that there has been smoking in the cottage or a pet on the premises or if the reservation is canceled within one ...

### philosophy

what type of fallacy is this? But a man is not animal. He was made in the image of God and he has immortal soul, which means that euthanasia is a pure murder and its supporters do not only reveal their atheism but rather their Satanism. I think it has circular reasoning, ...

A useful strategy for identifying and analyzing arguments consists of 1) underlining all signal words 2) locating the conclusion, and 3).. a. locate premises b. identify all bias words c. locate fallacies I think it is c?

### 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...

### Philosophy

Each of the underlined premises can be taken as an unacceptable premise in an argument. In each case, identify the condition of premise unacceptability Premise: Most people dislike quitters Conclusion: Therefore, I shouldn’t quit smoking I`m having trouble with this question...

Can someone please let me know if I am right on these True/ False questions. I like to make sure that I am understanding this information. Thanks in advance for your help ;-) 1. Journalism has professional values of striving for subjectivity, currency, efficiency, and economy...

### Phil103 Informal Logic

1. Question : "~ P v Q" is best read as Student Answer: Not P and Q INCORRECT It is not the case that P and it is not the case that Q CORRECT It is not the case that P or Q It is not the case that P and Q Instructor Explanation: The answer can be found in Chapter Six of An ...

### Logic

For each of the following enthymemes, identify the premise(s) and the conclusion, and fill in any missing premises or missing conclusions. If possible, fill in what is missing in such a way as to make the arguments valid. It is possible that nothing exists. Therefore, there is...

### Philosophy

exercise 5.8 write an informal proof of Premises: LeftOf(a,b) | RightOf(a,b) BackOf(a,b) | ~Leftof(a,b) FrontOf(b,a) | ~RightOf(a,b) SameCol(c,a) & SameRow(c,b) conclusion BackOf(a,b) State if you use proof by cases.

### critical thinking

I need an article from a newspaper or something published between the dats of September 10 2009 till December 4 , 2009. It must be a weak argument that has fallacies and can be refuted by counter examples. For the assignment i need to reconstruct the argument with its premises...

### Philosophy

What is the meaning of validity, truth, and soundness as they relate to the area of logical syllogisms? Google soundness in logic Check the second entry, it should answer your question. Roger means this website: http://philosophy.lander.edu/logic/tvs.html =) Thank you for ...

### intro to ethics - philosophy

REWRITE: 1) Correct the problems with this title: Author And The Seventh Day 2) Place commas: Afterwards John went home and he went to bed. 3) What is wrong with this sentence?: John went home, he went to bed. 4) Place a question mark: “ What do you want from this class” ...

Reserving this property requires a \$500 security deposit , which will be refunded unless there is damage to the property or evidence that there is damage to the property or evidence that there has been smoking in the cottage or a pet on the premises or if the reservation is ...

Reserving this property requires a \$500 security deposit , which will be refunded unless there is damage to the property or evidence that there is damage to the property or evidence that there has been smoking in the cottage or a pet on the premises or if the reservation is ...

### Language Proof and Logic(Philosophy)

exercise 5.8 write an informal proof of Premises: LeftOf(a,b) | RightOf(a,b) BackOf(a,b) | ~Leftof(a,b) FrontOf(b,a) | ~RightOf(a,b) SameCol(c,a) & SameRow(c,b) conclusion BackOf(a,b) State if you use proof by cases.

### critical thinking ( is it correct)

It’s a deductive argument. Because all its premises are true (Many universities have begun using I<Clicker 2 to capture student response information in the classroom, and 94% of users agree that the product is effective or extremely effective) then its conclusion must be ...

### law

plz hep can you please tell me toms contractial rights Tom, a new director has found he has not been re-imbursed for expenses he incurred when he went on a familiarisation trip to various company premises. Did he have a contract to be re-imbursed, either verbal or written? ...

### Critical Thinking

6. According to Nature, today’s thoroughbred racehorses do not run any faster than their grandparents did. But human Olympic runners are at least 20 percent faster than their counterparts of fifty years ago. Most likely, racehorses have reached their physical limits but ...

### Critical thinking

Seventy percent of freshmen at Wharfton College come from wealthy families; therefore, probably about the same percentage of all Wharfton College students come from wealthy families.Identify the premises and the conclusions in the following arguments.

### Critical thinking

A cut in the capital gains tax will benefit wealthy people. Marietta says her family would be much better off if capital gains taxes were cut, so I’m sure her family is wealthy.Identify the premises and the conclusions in the following arguments.

Consider the following statement: Most disagreements or differences of opinion are more often a result of faulty, misunderstood, or confusing premises, rather than faulty reason from a valid premise. Would you agree or disagree with this statement? Explain. What are some ...

pls help me with this question. 1.the premises of an argument are the assertions and the evidence that the author offers in support of the conclusion. true or false. i think is true but an not sure. 2.The factors that influence newsworthiness are based on the needs of the ...

### Critical Thinking

When you are building an arument for an issue that is significant to you, do you think it is more important to be sound or valid? Please explain. Please explain your definitions of "sound" and "valid." By many definitions, these two words are synonomous. To what differences ...

### critical thinking

Given the premises, discuss whether the conclusion of each argument that follows is (a) true beyond a reasonable doubt, (b) probably true, or (c) possibly true or possibly false. You should expect disagreement on these items, but the closer your answers are to your instructor...

### Mathematical reasoning

If the rain does not come, then the crops are ruined and the people will starve. The crops are not ruined or the people will not starve. Therefore, the rain comes. i. Identify the premises and the conclusion. ii. Use appropriate symbols to represent the statement in the ...

### philosophy

What fallacies, if any, are present in the following passage? Can you please give reasons for your answer, that is, if you say that a fallacy has been committed, then show where the fallacy occurred, and explain why you think it is a fallacy? Background: In this passage, ...

Can a conclusion in an argument come before the premises? Such as:“The key problem is the supposed superiority of the two major alternatives to adoption. Abortion seems to convey an immediate benefit: It makes the problem disappear. (And don't worry about death or post-...

### Finance

Following are selected balance sheet accounts for Third State Bank: vault cash  \$2 million; U.S. government securities  \$5 million; demand deposits  \$13 million; nontransactional accounts  \$20 million; cash items in process of collection \$4 million; loans to individuals...

### corporate law help

what would be the revelent issue Tom, a new director has found he has not been re-imbursed for expenses he incurred when he went on a familiarisation trip to various company premises. What did his employment contract say? What did his company's written policies say on the ...

### LOGIC - Strength of enumerative arguments

#1 Here's my argument: Alice went to Lincoln High and earned a college scholarship. Ben went to Lincoln High and earned a college scholarhip. Carol went to Lincoln High and earned a college scholarship. Dan went to Lincoln High and earned a college scholarship. Ellen goes to ...

### LOGIC - Strength of enumerative arguments

#1 Here's my argument: Alice went to Lincoln High and earned a college scholarship. Ben went to Lincoln High and earned a college scholarhip. Carol went to Lincoln High and earned a college scholarship. Dan went to Lincoln High and earned a college scholarship. Ellen goes to ...

### English... Urgent

Hi this is a mystery problem can you solve this? The best forger of all time was indeed a most brilliant artist and a man respected and sought after in the criminal world. One day he was asked to copy \$50 notes but the police searched his premises before be even got started ...

### Philosophy

Is this argument valid or invalid? If invalid, describe a possible situation where all of its premises are true and its conclusion is false. Lori is unhappy with some people who did not write thank you notes. Lori will send presents next year to everyone with whom she is happy...

### CRT 205

ON Abortion 1 Identify the principal issue presented by the source. 2 Identify any examples of bias presented by the author. If none exist, explain how you determined this. 3 Identify any areas that are vague or ambiguous. If none exist, explain how you determined this. 4 Do ...

Case study: A former employee enters his employer's place of business claiming that the company owes him \$500 dollars in back wages. He argues with the manager, who then orders him off the premises. He refuses to leave, so the manager tells some other workers to throw him off ...

### Critical Thinking

I am evaluating an argument and I'm unsure if it makes sense to anyone but myself. The following is my paper on an essay from Critical Thinking 8th Edition entitled Controlling Erational Fears after 9/11. I would first like to draw attention to the two conclusions in this ...

### English

6. Which example contains the same type of reasoning found in this portion of section one? Many people think that all combative sports should be strictly monitored and regulated by state commissions. It is obvious that the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is an ...

### discrete math

prove that if n is an integer and 3n+2 is even, then n is even using a)a proof by contraposition b)a proof by contradiction I'll try part b, you'll have to refresh me on what contraposition means here. Here is the claim we start with If n is an integer and 3n+2 is even, then n...

### critical thinking

1 Identify the principal issue presented by the source. 2 Identify any examples of bias presented by the author. If none exist, explain how you determined this. 3 Identify any areas that are vague or ambiguous. If none exist, explain how you determined this. 4 Do you find the ...

### CRT/205 Final

I have two separate arguments and I am wondering if these answers are appropriate for the questions 1. State one argument made by the author. “Adoption should be advocated as an alternative to abortion for women experiencing an unwanted pregnancy” McFadden states, “...