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  • Deductive Reasoning

    Deductive reasoning Deductive reasoning happens when a researcher works from the more general information to the more specific. Sometimes this is called the “top-down” approach because the researcher starts at the top with a very broad spectrum of information and they work their way down to a specific conclusion. For instance‚ a researcher might begin with a theory about his or her topic of interest. From there‚ he or she would narrow that down into more specific hypotheses that can be tested. The

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  • Inductive and Deductive Reasoning

    Reasoning Reasoning is a method of coming to conclusions by the use of logical argument. There are three basic form of reasoning: inductive‚ deductive and the combination of both called inductive/deductive (Walliman & Baiche‚ 2001). Inductive and Deductive Reasoning Inductive Reasoning Inductive reasoning is one method of reasoning that researchers use. It is based on making a conclusion or generalization based on a limited number of observations. Thus‚ it produces from the specific to the general

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  • Deductive Reasoning

    Lindsey Lane October 21‚ 2012 The Importance of Deductive Reasoning Critical Thinking Kevin White It is important to understand what is known prior to making a decision because the decision could be either wrong or right. Making decisions at times can be a hard thing to do. There are many pros and cons for decision making. In argument five To Cheat or Not to Cheat Jenna has a big decision to make. She has to decide whether or not she wants to continue her class by being honest or to

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  • Deductive and Inductive Reasoning

    April 22‚ 2014 Inductive and Deductive Argument Instructor: Ivey Shelton CRT/205 While reading both articles The Death Penalty Violates the Constitution of the United States and Cyberbullying Has a Broader Impact than Traditional Bullying‚ I found that there were both deductive and inductive argument presented with in the articles. On the first article about the death penalty‚ the author used inductive arguments to make his point. An example of and inductive argument in this article

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  • The Importance of Deductive Reasoning

    The Importance of Deductive Reasoning Kelly Douglas CRT/205 Alicia Mandolini October 7‚ 2012 We make decisions each and every day; everything we say and do is the result of a decision. For every choice‚ big or small‚ there is no easy formula for making the right decision. The best an individual can do is to approach it from as many perspectives as possible and then choose a course of action that is reasonable and balanced at that time. It is important to understand what is known prior

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  • The Importance of Deductive Reasoning

    The Importance of Deductive Reasoning After reading the arguments containing deductive reasoning‚ it is apparent why having understanding of all facts is important. The function of deductive reasoning is to take information away from the closing argument to prove that the conclusion reached is true. Deductive reasoning provides support for the conclusion. Without the correct data we could not make a smart decision. The role of deductive reasoning in the decision-making process is essential.

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  • The Importance of Deductive Reasoning

    The Importance of Deductive Reasoning CRT 205 July 1‚ 2012 Deidra Smith The Importance of Deductive Reasoning It is important to understand what is known prior to making a decision because if that is not done you will be making a decision on half the information. You should always know all the points of an argument or story before you come to a conclusion because if that’s not done your decision will not be accurate and will be based on mere speculation. Hearing all important and pertinent

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  • Crt 205 Deductive Reasoning

    peoples work to aid her. The role of deductive reasoning is to take general statements or premises to reach a decision. For the fifth argument Jenna takes her friends experience into consideration when looking to cheat or not to with her class. She is going off of a general discussion with her friend and not looking further into it. This is deductive reasoning as she is not using any numbers or facts to support the argument. The process of deductive reasoning helps one understand an argument by putting

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  • The Importance of Deductive Reasoning

    The Importance of Deductive Reasoning Carrie Phillips CRT/205 June 9‚ 2013 Matthew Sosland The Importance of Deductive Reasoning We make decisions every day that impact our lives. Some individuals‚ just do not realize how much. Whether we realize it or not‚ everything we do and say‚ is a result of a decision we have made. There is no easy way to change the fact that we make decision‚ however we can change how we approach the decision‚ resulting in better outcomes from making better

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  • Deductive and Inductive Reasoning

    Provide an example in which you can use deductive reasoning to draw a conclusion.  State the axioms or premises used to reach the conclusion. Karen knows if she misses cheerleading practice the day before a game that she will not be able to cheer at the game. Karen misses practice on Tuesday‚ the day before the game. Karen was not allowed to cheer at Wednesday’s game. Deductive Reasoning: (Premises) Fact: Karen knows if she misses cheerleading practice the day before a game she will not

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