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Does the following argument involve a fallacy?

My garden will be healthy if I water the plants assiduously. Thus my garden will certainly be healthy, as I will indeed water the plants assiduously.

(a) undistributed middle

(b) denying the antecedent

(c) affirming the consequent

(d) no fallacy: deductively valid

  • Is it deductively valid? – Nicola Sep 5 '16 at 3:17
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    You neither accept nor comment any of the answers/comments to your previous posts; why do you go on submitting new questions ? – Mauro ALLEGRANZA Sep 5 '16 at 6:17
  • I am sorry, I am uncertain of what I have to do? Please elaborate on how to do so ? – Nicola Sep 5 '16 at 10:17
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    This certainly looks like asking us to do your homework. In that case: What are your thoughts? Not just "is the answer (d)" but "I think the answer is (d) because...". – gnasher729 Sep 5 '16 at 14:53
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The argument is deductively valid (though it rests on an assumption about the future).

You can reformulate it as a basic modus ponens as follows:

  1. If I water the plants assiduously, my garden will be healthy
  2. I will water the plants assiduously

Therefore, 3. My garden will be healthy

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