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1. If an argument is valid then
2. If an argument is valid then
a. it is impossible for its premises to be true when the conclusion is false. b. it cannot be sound. c. it is possible for its premises to be true when its conclusion is false. d. it is possible for its premises to be true when its conclusion is false but only if it is not sound.
3. If an argument is inductive then
a. it is has a false premise. b. it's conclusion is probably true c. it attempts to show that the conclusion is probably true give the premises.
4. If an argument is inductive and strong, then
a. that argument has true premises but a false conclusion because it is not deductive. b. that argument is valid but not sound. c. that argument has a conclusion which is probably true if the premises are true. d. that argument must be cogent.
5. If an argument is sound, then
a. it may have a false premise. b. it may fail to be valid. c. it may have a false conclusion. d. none of the above.
6. If an argument is deductive, then
a. it is intended that it be valid. b. it is probably valid. c. it is sound if it is valid. d. it is valid.
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