Day 208 — Argument Mapping III Answers
Exercises:

a) (1) The cat is either on the mat or on the bed and (2) the cat is not on the bed (3) so she must be on the mat. 

1 and 2 are linked and 3 is the conclusion.

b) (1) Diabetes is an inherited genetic condition. (2) Diabetes is either inherited by genes or is from environmental causes. (3) Evidence shows that diabetes isn’t produced by environmental causes. 

2 and 3 are linked and 1 is the conclusion.

c) (1) Endangered animals belong in zoos. (2) Animals in zoos do not have natural predators. (3) Endangered animals should be safe from natural predators to thrive. 

2 and 3 are linked and 1 is the conclusion.