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A. For this reason, may be inferred from, seeing that. b. Hence, since, as indicated by. c. Accordingly, thus, it must be that. d. We may conclude, it follows that, given that. e. Wherefore, because, implies that. ANS: C PTS: 2 38. In the expression, "Barack Obama was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize because he was perceived as being committed to the resolution of international conflicts through diplomacy and not warfare," the statement "Barack Obama was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize" is called the: 52 a.

ANS: D PTS: 2 2. While the topical application of fluoride to children's teeth can help reduce decay, the addition of fluoride to drinking water is definitely not a good idea. Fluoride in drinking water has caused widespread dental fluorosis (mottled and discolored enamel), it is a cumulative poison, which means that it builds up in bone and tissue, and it has been linked to lower IQ in children and to Alzheimer's disease in adults. a. Argument; conclusion: The addition of fluoride ... not a good idea.

Time magazine carried an article on the huge hurricane that struck the Caiman Islands. Newsweek is similar in its coverage to Time. Thus, Newsweek must have carried an article on that hurricane. a. Deductive, sound. b. Inductive, strong. c. Deductive, invalid. d. Deductive, valid. e. Inductive, weak. ANS: B PTS: 2 30. All essay contests are challenges that promote thinking. All challenges that promote thinking are educational experiences. Thus, all essay contests are educational experiences. a.

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