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In Chapter 13, how does Huck convince the captain of the steamboat to go rescue the murderers on the sinking Walter Scott?

A

Huck uses the name of a rich passenger the captain revealed earlier in their conversation to cement the lie that there were rich people who needed rescuing and would be very grateful.

B

Huck weaves a very dramatic tale of his entire family being stuck on the boat, engendering the captain's sympathy.

C

Huck tells the truth and informs him that a man is about to be murdered in the boat, and the murders need to be stopped.

D

Huck promises to reveal the location of some treasure if the captain helps him out, taking a page out of Tom Sawyer's book.

E

Huck Tricks the captain into believing that he would give up the location of Jim, so the captain could return him to Miss Watson for the reward.