2-4 Deductive Reasoning

2-4 Deductive Reasoning - is also true 1. If its an apple,...

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Deductive Reasoning Section 2-4
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Deductive reasoning uses a rule to make a conclusion. Inductive reasoning uses examples to make a conjecture or rule.
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Law of Detachment If is a true conditional and p is true, then q is true. Ex. “If a coin is a penny, then it is made of copper.” 1. A coin is a penny. 2. It is made of copper. q p
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Law of Syllogism If and are true conditionals, then
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Unformatted text preview: is also true 1. If its an apple, then its a fruit. 2. If its a fruit, then its good for you. 3. If its an apple, then its good for you. q p r q r p Joke Time How do you paint a rabbit? With hare spray! What did the rabbits say when the farmer caught them in the garden? Lettuce alone!...
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This note was uploaded on 12/01/2011 for the course MATH 105 taught by Professor Towns during the Fall '10 term at BYU.

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