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Only a member of the Regionalist party would oppose the bill for a new recycling law that would protect the environment from industrial interests. Ellen cannot be a member of the Regionalist party because she supports the bill.

Which of the following statements points out why the conclusion is invalidly drawn?


A. Regionalist party members have organized to oppose industrial interests on several other issues.

B. Industrial interests need not oppose the protection of the environment.

C. Past attempts to protect the environment through recycling laws have failed.

D. It is possible that some Regionalist party members may not oppose the bill for a new recycling law.

E. Ellen has attended programs and distributed literature prepared by the Regionalist party.

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aanyajain20 wrote:
Only a member of the Regionalist party would oppose the bill for a new recycling law that would protect the environment from industrial interests. Ellen cannot be a member of the Regionalist party because she supports the bill.

Which of the following statements points out why the conclusion is invalidly drawn?


A. Regionalist party members have organized to oppose industrial interests on several other issues.

B. Industrial interests need not oppose the protection of the environment.

C. Past attempts to protect the environment through recycling laws have failed.

D. It is possible that some Regionalist party members may not oppose the bill for a new recycling law.

E. Ellen has attended programs and distributed literature prepared by the Regionalist party.


Q:- Which of the following statements points out why theconclusion is invalidly drawn?

reasoning :- one have to look for option citing/indicating that ellen is /might be part of said party.

Option D is best among all other

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IMO, Ans is D.

All non- supporters are from RP. But, from this information, we cannot conclude that every member of RP is a non-supported.

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Author is assuming that all the members of the regionalist party are against the bill but what if some of the members are in the favour of or not against the bill thats what is stated in option D

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Only a member of the Regionalist party would oppose the bill for a new recycling law that would protect the environment from industrial interests. Ellen cannot be a member of the Regionalist party because she supports the bill.

Which of the following statements points out why the conclusion is invalidly drawn?


A. Regionalist party members have organized to oppose industrial interests on several other issues.

B. Industrial interests need not oppose the protection of the environment.

C. Past attempts to protect the environment through recycling laws have failed.

D. It is possible that some Regionalist party members may not oppose the bill for a new recycling law.

E. Ellen has attended programs and distributed literature prepared by the Regionalist party.



A. Regionalist party members have organized to oppose industrial interests on several other issues. Several other issues does not include the issue at hand, ie a new recycling law that would protect the environment from industrial interests

B. Industrial interests need not oppose the protection of the environment. Out of scope, doesnt affect the conclusion!

C. Past attempts to protect the environment through recycling laws have failed. Does not affect the conclusion!

D. It is possible that some Regionalist party members may not oppose the bill for a new recycling law. Just what we were looking for. This explains why the conclusion is invalidly drawn!

E. Ellen has attended programs and distributed literature prepared by the Regionalist party. Does not affect the conclusion!

Answer is D


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aanyajain20 wrote:
Only a member of the Regionalist party would oppose the bill for a new recycling law that would protect the environment from industrial interests. Ellen cannot be a member of the Regionalist party because she supports the bill.

Which of the following statements points out why the conclusion is invalidly drawn?


A. Regionalist party members have organized to oppose industrial interests on several other issues.

B. Industrial interests need not oppose the protection of the environment.

C. Past attempts to protect the environment through recycling laws have failed.

D. It is possible that some Regionalist party members may not oppose the bill for a new recycling law.

E. Ellen has attended programs and distributed literature prepared by the Regionalist party.


Hi nightblade354

Kindly change the tag from conclusion Inference to Logical Flaw

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