Find an online article (news, magazine, journal, etc.) on any subject that interests you that uses statistics to make its conclusion. Share a link in this thread.
Now answser these questions about that article:
- What is the premise and conclusion of the argument based on statistics?
- Determine whether or not the argument uses any deceptive statistics.
- Give your opinion on whether or not the argument has presuaded you. Explain why or not.
- Determine the primary ways in which statistics or authority are used in your current position in developing persuasive arguments and provide examples here.
By the way scholars, you may choose to do this Week’s Discussion post on my additional questions, the original posted questions or both, either way you choose will suffice for full credit.