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Inductive vs. Deductive Reasoning 1209 Views
There are two different ways to use reasoning: deductive and inductive. Deductive reasoning starts with a general theory, statement, or hypothesis and then works its way down to a conclusion based on evidence. Inductive reasoning starts with a small observation or question and works its way to a theory by examining the related issues.
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