Deductive reasoning


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Deductive reasoning

Using known facts to draw a conclusion about a specific situation.
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Conditional reasoning is a form of deductive reasoning that operates on premises of the form If p then q.
So the real benefit, to most students, of studying mathematics is that it develops their higher-order skills such as deductive reasoning and logical and organisational thinking.
Capitalising on the victory they had scored over the proponents of reason, the conservative traditionalists came up with a series of fatwas that essentially condemned those who relied on deductive reasoning as heretics.
Information gathering is the first step to deductive reasoning.
Inferences can be valid or invalid and can proceed through either deductive reasoning or inductive reasoning.
1) Despite the fact that mean effects of interval training that have not been demonstrated to be superior to continuous training in patients with COPD, the authors appropriately use deductive reasoning.
A brilliant London-based "consulting detective", Holmes is famous for his intellectual prowess and his skilful use of astute observation and deductive reasoning.
Noon, an engineer and root cause team leader at a nuclear power plant, explains the use of inductive and deductive reasoning and root cause analysis to determine what occurred between event end points.
Lessons in critical thinking, observation, and deductive reasoning have not only attracted students to the popular elective, but have also won the attention of Best Buy, which awarded Mrs.
This game is simple enough to play alone or with friends, and the exercises encourage role-play and deductive reasoning skills.
2: The key to being a better salesperson is to grow rather than change) and the qualities of a successful salesperson (according to Binder they are attentiveness, deductive reasoning and likability).
Boys seem to be better at deductive reasoning and abstract thinking; whereas, girls are better at inductive reasoning and concrete thinking (Gurian, 2001, 2002a).