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Quick Hit: The False Choice

Quick Hit: The False Choice


The thing I like about this question (it's a Necessary Assumption question, for those of you keeping score at home) is the clear instance of what I refer to as a False Choice flaw.

By my count, this is the fourth-most-common error in reasoning on the test (your count will vary a bit depending on how you classify things). The False Choice is that hot mess that happens when you try to argue by enumeration. Like this:

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