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Reasoning

See how to find inductive/deductive reasoning.
4 examples and their solutions.

Inductive Reasoning

Definition

Specific Examples
Pattern
General Conclusion
Inductive reasoning is a reasoning
that starts from [specific examples]
to get a [general conclusion],
usually by finding a pattern
from the specific examples.

Example

1, 3, 5, 7, ?
Solution

Example

He went there yesterday.
He goes there today.
So he will go there tomorrow.

Inductive reasoning?
Solution

Deductive Reasoning

Definition

Known Statements
Logic
Specific Conclusion
Deductive reasoning is a reasoning
that starts from [given & known statements]
to get a [specific conclusion],
usually by using logic.

Example

If it's raining, then I'm staying home.
If I'm staying home, then I'm listening to music.
So if it's raining, then I'm listening to music.

Deductive reasoning?
Solution

Example

x + 2 = 3
x = 3 - 2
= 1

Deductive reasoning?
Solution