Question

Each of the following passages contains a single argument. Using the letters “P” and “C,” identify the premises and conclusion of each argument, writing premises first and conclusion last. List the premises in the order in which they make the most sense (usually the order in which they occur), and write both premises and conclusion in the form of separate declarative sentences. Indicator words may be eliminated once premises and conclusion have been appropriately labeled. An agreement cannot bind unless both parties to the agreement know what they are doing and freely choose to do it. This implies that the seller who intends to enter a contract with a customer has a duty to disclose exactly what the customer is buying and what the terms of the sale are.

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The $\textbf{premises}$ are statements that we assume to be true (or that have been given to true). We label the premises as $P_1,P_2,...$

A $\textbf{conclusion}$ is a statement that is derived from the premises. That is, the conclusion needs to be true whenever all premises are true. We label the conclusion as $C$.

In this case, we note that the conclusion follows "this implies that", while the premises are all statements prior to "this implies that."

$P$: An agreement cannot bind unless both parties to the agreement are aware what they are doing and freely choose to do it.

$C$: The seller who intends to enter a contract with a customer has a duty to disclose exactly what the customer is buying and what the terms of the sale are.

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