Doro68: 6.5: Draw a Conclusion
Draw a conclusion
When asked to Draw a conclusion, that conclusion MUST BE TRUE as a result of only the given premises
It is a little deduction based only upon info that you have been given.
Stay close to the Premise
- Simply restate one or more of the premises, using Synonyms
- Might be a mathematically or logical deduction
- Look for answer choices that simply restate the info in the passage.
Synonyms for Conclusion
Inference, assertion, prediction and claim
Use Real Numbers
Ex. When given a percentage, then apply to an amount and you can deduce a actual number.
Make an Inference
"Make a Conclusion" - The inference should follow directly from the premises; it should be unequivocally true according to those premises.
Wrong Answer Choice Types: Out of Scope
Answers require you to assume at least one piece of information not EXPLICITLY presented in the argument.
Wrong Answer Choice Types: Wrong Direction
Answer choice might provide a conclusion that is the opposite of what the argument says.
Wrong Answer Choice Types: Switching Terms
Or otherwise propose faulty mathematical or logical reasoning.