# Answer true or false to the following statements: 1. Some arguments, while not completely valid, are almost valid. 2. Inductive

## Question:

Answer “true” or “false” to the following statements:

1. Some arguments, while not completely valid, are almost valid.
2. Inductive arguments allow for varying degrees of strength and weakness.
3. Invalid deductive arguments are basically the same as inductive arguments.
4. If a deductive argument has true premises and a false conclusion, it is necessarily invalid.
5. A valid argument may have a false premise and a false conclusion.
6. A valid argument may have a false premise and a true conclusion.
7. A sound argument may be invalid.
8. A sound argument may have a false conclusion.
9. A strong argument may have false premises and a probably false conclusion.
10. A strong argument may have true premises and a probably false conclusion.
11. A cogent argument may have a probably false conclusion.
12. A cogent argument must be inductively strong.
13. If an argument has true premises and a true conclusion, we know that it is a perfectly good argument.
14. A statement may legitimately be spoken of as “valid” or “invalid.”
15. An argument may legitimately be spoken of as “true” or “false.”

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## A Concise Introduction to Logic

ISBN: 978-1305958098

13th edition

Authors: Patrick J. Hurley, Lori Watson

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Chapter # 1- Basic Concepts
Section: Exercise 1.4
Problem: 52
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