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We can use argument maps to evaluate arguments with a two-step process:

  1. First, we test the strength of support connections by asking whether they are strong or weak.
  2. Then, we test the truth of premises by asking whether they are true or reasonable.

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Now that you’ve gotten an overview of the two-step argument evaluation process, we can dig further into each of these steps. We’ll start by showing you how to evaluate the strength of support connections.