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Critical Thinking Face Off. Final Round – Questions 33-37. Question 33 – 45 seconds. Diagram the following argument: Socrates was a human being. All human beings must die. The history books say that Socrates died from hemlock poison in 399 B.C. Socrates must have died.

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Critical Thinking Face Off

Final Round – Questions 33-37


Question 33 – 45 seconds

  • Diagram the following argument:

  • Socrates was a human being.

  • All human beings must die.

  • The history books say that Socrates died from hemlock poison in 399 B.C.

  • Socrates must have died.


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33. (1) Socrates was a human being. (2) All human beings must die. (3) The history books say that Socrates died from hemlock poison in 399 B.C. (4) Socrates must have died.

(1) + (2)(3)

(4)


Question 34 – 1 minute

  • Diagram the following argument:

  • Ebony will surely come to the party. I know this because

  • She said she would come to the party if Deon comes.

  • Deon said he would come to the party if Suzetta comes.

  • Suzetta said she is definitely coming to the party.


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34. (1) Ebony will surely come to the party. I know this because (2) she said that she would come to the party if Deon comes. (3) Deon said he would come to the party if Suzetta comes. (4) Suzetta said she is definitely coming to the party.

(2)+(3)+(4)

(1)


Question 35 – 1 minute

Draw a diagram (using circles to represent each category) to show whether the argument is valid or invalid. You must (a) present a correct diagram and (b) state whether the argument is valid or not.

All women are human beings.

All human beings are mammals

Therefore, all women are mammals.


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35. All women are human beings. All human beings are mammals. Therefore, all women are mammals.

Valid

Mammals

Humans

Women


Question 36 – 1 minute

Draw a diagram (using circles to represent each category) to show whether the argument is valid or invalid. You must (a) present a correct diagram and (b) state whether the argument is valid or not.

All Critical Thinking students are intelligent.

No intelligent person would miss the midterm exam.

Therefore, no Critical Thinking student will miss the midterm exam.


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36. All critical thinking students are intelligent. No intelligent person would miss the midterm exam. Therefore, no critical thinking student will miss the midterm exam.

Valid

People who miss the

Midterm exam.

Intelligent people

CT students


Question 37 (Final) – 75 seconds

Draw a diagram (using circles to represent each category) to show whether the argument is valid or invalid. You must (a) present a correct diagram and (b) state whether the argument is valid or not.

All women are mammals.

All women are human beings.

All mammals are human beings.


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37. All women are mammals.All women are human beings.All mammals are human beings.

Invalid!

Mammals

Human Beings

Women

Women


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