It’s Logical. Deductive and Inductive Reasoning. What is Logic?. Logic – The science of correct reasoning. Reasoning – The drawing of inferences or conclusions from known or assumed facts . There are two main types of reasoning: Deductive Inductive. Deductive Reasoning.
Deductive and Inductive Reasoning
A sample of fifty drivers who were stopped by at a sobriety checkpoint on a Saturday at midnight revealed that one in four drivers were either uninsured, intoxicated, or both. Thus, if you get involved in an accident on the freeway there is a 25% chance the other motorist will be drunk or uninsured.
The local branch of Wachovia Bank was robbed yesterday. Jenny needed money to pay off her gambling debts. She just bought a gun two days ago, and I saw her hanging around the local Wachovia Bank yesterday morning. Today the bookie’s goons stopped looking for Jenny. So Jenny definitely robbed Wachovia Bank yesterday.