4.5 Argument (Sample Questions)


Example 1:
Complete the conclusion in the following argument:
Premise 1: All regular polygons have equal sides.
Premise 2: ABCD is a regular polygon.
Conclusion:
Solution:
Conclusion: ABCD has equal sides.



Example 2:
Complete the conclusion in the following argument:
Premise 1: If m > 4, then 2m > 8.
Premise 2: 2m < 8
Conclusion:
Solution:
Conclusion: m < 4.

Example 3
:
Complete the premise in the following argument:
Premise 1:
Premise 2: m ×n is not an even number.
Conclusion: m and n are not even numbers.
Solution:
Premise 1: If m and n are even numbers, then m ×n is an even number.
 
 
 
Example 4:
Complete the premise in the following argument:
Premise 1: If x = 3, then x2 = 9.
Premise 2:
Conclusion: x  3
Solution:
Premise 2: x2 ≠ 9.

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