Imprecision fallacy

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An imprecision fallacy (also an error in sampling) occurs when evidence used is not representative, because it is imprecise in some way.

For example, in an apex fallacy, only the cream of the crop are considered when generalizing to all members of a group; clearly, the top performers are not representative, and so cannot be generalized.

It is an informal fallacy.

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See the main article on this topic: Logical fallacy#Informal

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