“Identifying Misleading Information in an Argument”

Please respond to the following: Research an article that uses statistics to make its conclusion. Sample articles:
“Even With Affirmative Action, Blacks and Hispanics Are More Underrepresented at Top Colleges Than 35 Years Ago”, located at https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/08/24/us/affirmative-action.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=photo-spot-region&region=top-news&WT.nav=top-news
“U.S. State Department Expands Travel Warnings for Mexico’s Beachside Tourist Meccas”, located at
“How Unemployment and Depression Fit Together”, located at https://www.forbes.com/sites/susanadams/2014/06/09/how-unemployment-and-depression-fit-together/#365488417b70
What is the premise and conclusion of the argument based on statistics?
Determine whether or not the argument uses any deceptive statistics.
Give your opinion on whether or not the argument has persuaded you. Explain why or why not.
Determine the primary ways in which statistics or authority are used in your current position in developing persuasive arguments, and provide examples of such use.

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