Reasoning Comm. 20

Reasoning Comm. 20 - Reasoning Links Evidence to a claim...

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Reasoning Links Evidence to a claim
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Inductive (probable)  Consists of collecting enough instances  to establish a pattern  Examples: “ Five students in this class wear  backpacks”. Conclusion: The other 15 students in this  class must also wear backpacks.  
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Causal Reasoning Demonstrates that one event results  from another.   “In state after state where spending in  education went up, crime went down” “When X occurs, then Y occurs”
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Analogy Draws conclusions about unknown  events, based on what you know about 
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