3.2 What Is An Inductive Argument?

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  • 1. 
    An invalid argument is one with the following property: if the premises are all true, the conclusion can still be false.   
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    A strong argument is one with the following property: if all the premises are true, the conclusion is very likely true.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    An inductive argument is an argument that is intended to be strong.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    An argument can be both strong and weak.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    An argument can be both inductive and weak.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    “Look, almost all spiders are poisonous, right?  You got bit by a spider, so you’ve very likely been poisoned!”    
    • A. 

      A strong inductive argument

    • B. 

      A weak inductive argument

  • 7. 
    “Look, some spiders are poisonous, right? You got bit by a spider, so you’ve very likely been poisoned!”  
    • A. 

      A strong inductive argument

    • B. 

      A weak inductive argument

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