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In syllogistic arguments conclusions are based on statements. An exception occurs in cases when two of the conclusions do not follow and fulfill these two criteria:
Some A is B
Some C is A
Some B is C
Check conclusions for validity:
Conclusion 1: Some B is C
False (No connection between C and B.
Conclusion 2: No B is C
False (positive premises imply a positive conclusion.
Both conclusions do not follow therefore check for merging concept.
Step 1: Both conclusions have the same terms.
Step 2: One conclusion is positive and the other negative.