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1. People have claimed that Jamies paintings have given them

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1. People have claimed that Jamie’s paintings have given them the blues. Clearly this cannot be entirely correct, since many of Jamie’s paintings contain no blue at all.
The argument above is flawed because the author (Points : 1)
a) provides no evidence
b) misinterprets a key term
c) relies on contradictory facts
d) is not a noted painting expert


2. All sages provide both wisdom and inspiration. Since Dasha’s speech contained wisdom and greatly inspired her audience, Dasha is a sage.
Which one of the following points out the flaw in the argument above? (Points : 1)
a) Just because Dasha is a sage doesn’t mean that she is always wise and inspirational.
b) Just because Dasha’s speech provided wisdom and inspiration doesn’t mean that it provided more wisdom than inspiration.
c) Just because Dasha satisfied two requirements of being a sage doesn’t necessarily mean that she satisfies all the requirements of being a sage.
d) Just because Dasha provided wisdom and inspiration in a speech doesn’t mean that all sages use speeches to provide wisdom and inspiration.


3. The average height of members of the high school basketball team is six feet, three inches. Jerry is on the high school basketball team, so Jerry must be taller than six feet.
The argument above is flawed because it confuses (Points : 1)
a) Jerry with other members of the team
b) the members of one team with the members of another team
c) people who are six feet three inches tall for people who are exactly six feet tall
d) an average for the individuals that make up that average.
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Multiple Problems
Expert:  Mr. Gregory White replied 4 years ago.

Hello, here are the answers to these questions to compare with your responses:

 

1. b) misinterprets a key term

2. c) Just because Dasha satisfied two requirements of being a sage doesn't necessarily mean that she satisfies all the requirements of being a sage.

3. d) an average for the individuals that make up that average.

 

 

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