Inductive and Deductive Reasoning

Inductive reasoning starts with facts and details, and moves to a general conclusion. So, it lists different details, different examples, and moves to a general conclusion, or helps you come to a certain conclusion.

Now, inductive reasoning is probabilistic, which means that it’s based on probability. You hear certain facts and you come to a conclusion, and that conclusion is going to have some level of probability to it.

Now, these conclusions can be strong or weak, and they can be proved false. You could come up with a conclusion that doesn’t actually happen. It’s not something that’s true. But, based on the examples you are given, or the facts you were given, the conclusion makes sense, even if it’s not true. And that’s how inductive reasoning works.

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