# Deductive reasoning

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## Deductive reasoning

Using known facts to draw a conclusion about a specific situation.
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With deductive reasoning, the investigator tests the hypothesis by removing extraneous data or variables to get a clear picture of the most likely cause(es) of the problem.
In my nine years of teaching, I have come to the realization that logical deduction or deductive reasoning has not been emphasized or reinforced as a learning tool as students advance from elementary education through high school and eventually college.
The operational experience and critical deductive reasoning of expert cyber security analysts is absolutely essential to identify and stop these changing threats and protect businesses from data breaches.
They actually have a very specific purpose: to get a sense of your personality - ranging from your humour to your deductive reasoning.
She has also been selected for attending the summer course in mathematics, namely, the Inductive and Deductive Reasoning at The Stanford University.
Drivers from these countries are given to deductive reasoning, cause and effect, good questions and process.
Flaws in deductive reasoning are also usually the way in which the Root Cause Analysis technique of '5 Whys' is performed improperly.
Deductive reasoning involves drawing inferences from premises; more specifically, conclusions that necessarily follow if the premises are true.
I have several literary favorites, including Sherlock Holmes, who approached his investigations with deductive reasoning.
Going a step lower in insensitivity, another question in deductive reasoning had the statements, "All women are cats and all cats are rats" and asked the candidates whether it meant all women were rats or all rats were women.
The first pair of chapters presents early experimental work on the Wason selection task (a deductive reasoning experiment) and syllogistic reasoning, followed by a chapter discussing recent experimental work on conditionals.
They were unanimous in selecting the rule of hammer and jewelry robbery as the silliest in deductive reasoning.

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