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Content description VCCCTR048

Critical and Creative Thinking / Levels 9 and 10 / Reasoning
Content description
Investigate the nature and use of counter examples structured as arguments
Elaborations
  1. using a clearly absurd case to construct a counterexample that shows the faulty form of an argument, for example criticising an argument by showing that it is of a similar form to ‘if cats are amphibians, then cats are animals; cats are animals, therefore cats are amphibians.’
  2. using ‘if…then’ reasoning to construct a counterexample, for example ‘But if this (other industry) tried this innovation strategy, it would be much more expensive and so not all industries could do it so easily’
Code
VCCCTR048
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