deductive reasoning


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Related to deductive reasoning: Abductive reasoning, Deductive logic
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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.
He emphasizes the reason for specific pedagogical ideas, and points out that, besides practical use in everyday life, mathematics can be a vehicle for teaching children deductive reasoning and logical skills.
Gamers with correct answers to knowledge, analogy, processing speed, deductive reasoning, mathematical intelligence were 57(61.3%), 67(72%), 68 (73%), 58 (62.4%) and 73(78.5%) respectively.
One of 'hope and fear' and the other of the deductive reasoning mostly used by PM Imran Khan and inductive reasoning used by former PM Zulfikar Ali Bhutto.
But by all accounts, Davis doesn't seem to be there yet and everything else is just deductive reasoning. It may be really good deductive reasoning.
Along with her friend Prince Neel, a talented inventor, creative cousin Priya, and comical mongoose sidekicks Mikku and Chikku, she will stop at nothing to solve a case, taking young viewers on adventures that highlight critical thinking and encourage deductive reasoning. Rooted in India's vibrant heritage, each episode will weave authentic music, dance and customs into two 11 minutes stories.
A person applying deductive reasoning would conclude the city is asking people to keep home rule, he said.
If the purpose is to obtain reliable and verifiable knowledge about a physical phenomenon, scientific method is preferred over other methods such as experience, observation, inductive and deductive reasoning because of their limited scope and value.
The first approach draws more from authority and deductive reasoning and is characteristic of Vatican documents that tend to conserve traditional teachings through appeals to God's will as rationally discerned.
Small firms should especially evaluate how well their training curriculum reinforces skills of decision-making, communication, and deductive reasoning.