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3 April, 07:05

Elijah, a basketball fan, reasons that because his favorite team has three superstars on it, the team must be a great team and will win the championship. Elijah is committing the

a. fallacy of composition

b. fallacy that association is causation

c. fallacy of segmentation

d. mistake of ignoring secondary effects

e. mistake of ignoring the obvious

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  1. 3 April, 07:17
    Answer: Option (a) is correct.


    Fallacy of composition appears when an individual concludes that something is accurate of whole i. e. some of it is true from the whole. This is usually dazed with fallacy of generalization, where an baseless conclusion is made from a part of a sample. The fallacy of composition is referred to as a opposite of fallacy of division.
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