Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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Chapter 3 - Logic - 3.7 Arguments and Truth Tables - Exercise Set 3.7 - Page 193: 73


The provided statement is of fallacy of questionable cause that is option (d) in the given example.

Work Step by Step

The provided statement shows that heroin user started out by using marijuana, which means that use of heroin leads to the use of marijuana, that is, heroin is used before marijuana. It is same conclusion provided in part (d),that is, the fallacy of questionable cause that implies that it is a claim that A caused B when it is known that A occurred before B. Thus, The correct match for the provided statement is option (d).
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