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 kupwarriors9
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How would you define 'assertion' in answer choices for logical reasoning (flaw or method of reasoning) and reading comprehension (organizational Qs)?

Also, is there a way when to distinguish between a 'phenomenon', 'hypothesis' or 'theory' on answer choices involving these words?

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 Dave Killoran
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They aren't trying to trick you when using this word, and it means about what you think it means: to make a statement of some sort, whether that's a fact or opinion.

To assert something is to say that it so. And that can be used as premise or as the conclusion that an author is attempting to prove. It's a word that covers a lot of ground.

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