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Critical Reasoning: Argument Structure - Identifying the Conclusion by Words which are not Conjunctions

(1) A low-calorie, low-fat, high protein diet has been shown to assist in increasing longevity. (2) The average life expectancy among the Jani community in Country X is significantly higher than it is among any other community in the country. (3) The Jani community is located in a remote, secluded area, and its only contact with the outside world is a monthly delivery of groceries they get from the nearest town unless the weather is too bad for the journey. (4) Members of the community grow most of their food, as well as goats and chickens, which they occasionally eat. (5) This essentially imposes a low-calorie, low-fat high protein diet. (6) Clearly, these circumstances account for the longer lives of the Jani community members.     

Which of the following sentences is the argument's conclusion?

Sentence 1 is a premise.

Try finding a clue in the text, such as use of certain words that characterize a conclusion.

Sentence 2 is a premise.

Try finding a clue in the text, such as use of certain words that characterize a conclusion.

Sentence 3 is a premise.

Try finding a clue in the text, such as use of certain words that characterize a conclusion.

Sentence 4 is a premise.

Try finding a clue in the text, such as use of certain words that characterize a conclusion.

Sentence 5 is a premise.

Try finding a clue in the text, such as use of certain words that characterize a conclusion.

Does the word Clearly characterize a premise or a conclusion?

Correct!

The word Clearly in sentence 6 indicates that it is a conclusion.

The word Clearly characterizes a conclusion. Now select the correct answer.

You're right - the word Clearly characterizes a conclusion. Now select the correct answer.

Sentence 1
Sentence 2
Sentence 3
Sentence 4
Sentence 5
Sentence 6
I don't know
A premise
A conclusion