Reply Wed 1 May, 2013 07:55 pm
1. “If the final exam is hard, and it will be, you should study hard. If you study hard, you will be exhausted. So, you will be exhausted. ” This passage contains:
A. 1 proposition.
B. 2 propositions.
C. 3 propositions.
D. 4 propositions.
E. 5 propositions.
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Ragman
 
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Reply Wed 1 May, 2013 08:19 pm
@AngilaRocker,
what is your guess?
highroad47
 
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Reply Wed 1 May, 2013 08:25 pm
@Ragman,
There are 3 propositions there. An argument is composed of 3 propositions namely the major premise, minor premise and the conclusion.
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markr
 
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Reply Fri 3 May, 2013 10:23 am
@AngilaRocker,
I would restate it like this and then count the propositions:

If the final exam is hard, you should study hard.
The final exam will be hard.
If you study hard, you will be exhausted.
You will be exhausted.
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