5 Written Questions
3 Matching Questions
 Rules for Valid Syllogisms
 predicate term
 major term
 a in a categorical syllogism, the predicate term of the conclusion, which is also present in one of the premises
 b 5. A valid argument cannot have two universal premises when the conclusion is particular
 c in a standard form categorical claim, the second plural noun identifying a class, group, or set
5 Multiple Choice Questions
 a common type of categorical argument, containing two premises and a conclusion
 in a standard form categorical claim, the first plural noun identifying a class, group, or set
 a deductive categorical argument in which a premise or conclusion is unstated
 a diagram of overlapping circles used to represent the relationship between categorical claims
 Step 1: Basic Analysis
Step 2: Argument » Fallacy
Step 3: If argument does not commit a fallacy » Diagram + verify that the diagram is consistent
Step 4: Kind of Argument
(deductive » truthfunctional/categorical)
(inductive » analogical, causal, inductive generalization)
Step 5: Evaluate
(If categorical » state syllogism in standard form + demonstrate valid/invalid using
1. Venn diagram or
2. rules for valid syllogisms)
5 True/False Questions

minor term → in a categorical syllogism, the predicate term of the conclusion, which is also present in one of the premises

middle term → in a categorical syllogism, the term that occurs in both premises but is absent from the conclusion

copula → in a categorical claim, the verb linking the subject and predicate terms

standard form → in a categorical syllogism, the subject term of the conclusion, which is also present in one of the premises

Rules for Valid Syllogisms → 3. If a premise is negative, the conclusion must be negative, and vice versa