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Deductive Argument: Definition & Examples - Quiz & Worksheet

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Deductive arguments uses which of the following?

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1.

Which could you reason deductively?

I. Prove that a square is a parallelogram

II. It was sunny on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Prove that it will be sunny on Thursday.

III. Show a dog is a mammal

IV. Prove that all trees are tall.

2.

Choose the best response that suits this situation:

It takes Joan 20 minutes to get to work by train. Joan took the 7 am train to work. Prove that Joan got to work on time, if she must reach by 7: 30 am.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Without even knowing it, people use deductive reasoning every day. This assessment judges your ability to identify situations in which deductive reasoning may be used to draw a conclusion and how it would be done.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz tests your knowledge of the definition of deductive reasoning and requests you to identify which situations can have conclusions achieved by deductive reasoning.

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of deductive reasoning to decide in which situations it would be a fit
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve practice problems using scenarios to draw conclusions
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about whether opinion and/or facts are used in deductive reasoning

Additional Learning

To learn more about deductive reasoning, review the accompanying lesson titled Deductive Argument: Definition & Examples. This article goes into detail about:

  • Deductive reasoning
  • Deductive arguments
  • Uses of deductive arguments
  • Examples of deductive arguments
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