deductive reasoning

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Noun1.deductive reasoning - reasoning from the general to the particular (or from cause to effect)
abstract thought, logical thinking, reasoning - thinking that is coherent and logical
syllogism - deductive reasoning in which a conclusion is derived from two premises
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Instead, with all the assurance that deductive reasoning from a wrong premise induces in one, Mr.
A key focus of SRIs work on IoBT REIGN will address this challenge by quickly identifying out-of-ordinary circumstances and using a combination of data-driven inductive learning and deductive reasoning techniques for discovering a reflex adaptation strategy to ensure safety.
They will never have exposure to mathematical proofs in a high school geometry class or deductive reasoning and qualitative analysis in chemistry, which translate into crucial skills in adulthood.
When a topic has so little research documented in the literature that there is no theory to guide practice, deductive reasoning and quantitative research may not be the most appropriate types of methods.
Imagine your role at work embracing biometrics to perform duties with digitally assisted deductive reasoning inside your head.
This is based on the skilled practice of scientific methods that we are all familiar with-observation, problem-posing, hypothesis stating and testing using deductive reasoning, and stating the conclusion.
The handbook includes theoretical formulas for practical implementation in an actual rendering system, as well as their step-by-step derivation following a deductive reasoning approach.
com)-- The Mensa Admission Test takes two hours to complete and includes two tests featuring questions involving logic and deductive reasoning.
Recently I read an article wherein deductive reasoning is defined as "a logical process in which a conclusion is based on the concordance of multiple premises that are generally assumed to be true.
This deductive reasoning exercise builds the mental pathways that are later relevant to making clinical practice diagnoses.
Many historians will nonetheless find the authors' reliance on inductive and deductive reasoning, as against a wider range of documentary evidence, somewhat unsatisfactory, particularly as an explanation of motives.
Scrooge considers himself a rational man with a keen sense of deductive reasoning developed from years of business dealings.