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What type of thinking is it? A recent study published in The Chronicle of Higher Education stated that 54% of students attending private schools (like FIDM) finish and get their degrees, while only 21% do so at community colleges. Great news, right? Some critics pointed out that the study did not allow for students who attend community college and transfer to four-year colleges.



A. Genetic fallacy
B. Straw man
C. Red herring
D. Questionable use of statistics
E. Tautology

This question is part of Final Practice Test - Critical Thinking
Asked by Rtyrrell, Last updated: Jan 18, 2020

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L. Sevigny

L. Sevigny, Doctor, Las Vegas

Answered Aug 08, 2019

The correct answer to this question is D, Questionable use of statistics. Fallacies are arguments that base themselves on unsound logic. Questionable use of statistics is one of those fallacies....Read More
 

John Smith

John Smith

Answered Mar 28, 2017

Questionable use of statistics
 

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