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Kenji on May 7, 2020

Strengthen with necessary premise

For strengthen with necessary premise, if a negated statement undermines the "premise" which supports the conclusion and if conclusion is falsified when the premise is undermined, would that be the correct answer?

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Ben on May 7, 2020

Hi Kenken, thanks for the question.

Yes, just as in weaken questions, it is possible for an answer choice to counter a premise. However, it is exceedingly rare. This seems to be one such example in which the answer choice when negated counters the analogous premise.

I hope this helps. Please let me know if you have any other questions or would like me to elaborate further.