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lolly Group Title

can someone PLEASE give me an example of inductive reasoning?

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    50% of basketball players are over six feet. Tod is a basketball player, so Tod is over six feet.

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    oh! thats inductive reasoning? ok thank you! that helped alot:) thx!

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    Your welcome.

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    wait...u sure thats not deductive?

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    can you explain inductive reasoning?

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    Of course.

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    Inductive arguments: An argument in which the truth of (all) the premises does not guarantee the truth of the conclusion.

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    A deductive argument or deductive reasoning is an argument or reasoning in which the truth of (all) the premises guarantees the truth of the conclusion. Here's an example: 1. If Whaley the Wale nurses her young with milk, than Whaley the Wale is a mammal. 2. Whaley the Wale does nurse her young with milk. So, 3. Whaley the Wale is a mammal. This simple example of a deductive argument is called Modus Ponens.

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    Any questions?

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    thank you! sorry i was cleaning stuff up...wasn't really here..but thanks:)

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