Division


 
Name of fallacy Division
Aliases  
Type Inductive Argument, Informal Argument
Description An argument that a component has the properties of the system.
Example 1. A Boeing 747 can fly unaided across the ocean.   2. A Boeing 747 has jet engines.   3. Therefore, one of its jet engines can fly unaided across the ocean.
Form 
Treatment This is a logic argument and dealt with by showing the logic is flawed. If required the conclusion can be tested experimentally.

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