1.   The process of using facts, rules, definitions, or properties in logical order to reach a conclusion is called
    A. detachment reasoning B. conjecturing
    C. inductive reasoning D. deductive reasoning
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  2.   The ______ states that if is a true conditional and p is true, then q is true.
    A. Law of Conditionals B. Law of Deductive Reasoning
    C. Law of Syllogism D. Law of Detachment
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  3.   Which statement follows from statements (1) and (2) by the Law of Detachment?

(1) If a triangle is an obtuse triangle, then the measure of one of the angles is greater than 90 but less than 180.
(2) is an obtuse triangle.

   
    A. no valid conclusion B.
    C. D.
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  4.   If it is raining, then Sue and Ian will not go to the football game is a true conditional, and it is raining. Use the Law of Detachment to reach a logical conclusion.
    A. Sue and Ian will not go to the football game. B. Ian will go to the football game if Sue goes.
    C. The football game will not be played in the rain. D. Sue and Ian will go to the football game.
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  5.   The statements ''If Eric reads the book, he will be prepared for the exam'' and ''If Eric is prepared for the exam, he will get a passing grade'' are two conditionals. Use the Law of Syllogism to reach a logical conclusion.
    A. If Eric prepares for the exam, then he will read the book. B. If Eric gets a passing grade, then he did prepare for the exam.
    C. no logical conclusion. D. If Eric reads the book, then he will get a passing grade.
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