Deductive and Inductive Reasoning Strategies
Deductive Versus Inductive
Assumptions are made and pre- established rules are used to find solutions. Only Consequences, not the cause is observed. Known rules and principles are used to explain the consequence and a hypothesis is formed. Deductive reasoning is comprised of the following model;
If - Then - But - Therefore
An observation is explained in relation to the observers experience and a hypothesis is formed.
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