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# Part 2. Below are some arguments in standard form. Some of them are the fallacies of...

Part 2. Below are some arguments in standard form. Some of them are the fallacies of Affirming the Consequent (AC), Denying the Antecedent (DN), or Undistributed Middle (UM). Identify each by writing the abbreviation in the blank. If an argument is none of those forms, write N. (4 points each, 40 total)

_______If Hortense and Algernon work together, they will pass. Hortense and Algernon work together.

They will pass.

_______If Orville catches the flu, then Hortense will catch the flu. If Orville catches the flu, then Algernon will catch the flu. Therefore, if Hortense catches the flu, then so will Algernon

. _______If Hortense gets the job, then she will need a new computer. If she needs a new computer, then she will get one good for gaming. Thus, if Hortense gets the job, she will get a computer good for gaming.

_______Whenever Algernon and Orville work together, they succeed. Whenever Algernon and Orville work together,they go out for pizza. Whenever Algernon and Orville go out for pizza, they succeed.

_______If Algernon and Hortense both go to class, they will both succeed. They do not both go to class.

1. Affirming the consequent. If Orville turns his work in on time, he will pass accounting. Orville passes accounting. He turns his work in on time.

2. None. If Hortense and Algernon work together, they will pass. Hortense and Algernon work together. They will pass.

3. Undistributed middle. If Orville catches the flu, then Hortense will catch the flu. If Orville catches the flu, then Algernon will catch the flu.

4. None. If Hortense gets the job, then she will need a new computer. If she needs a new computer, then she will get one good for gaming. Thus, if Hortense gets the job, she will get a computer good for gaming.

Please post the other questions separately as we are supposed to answer just one question or four sub parts of a question.

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