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Common Patterns of Inductive Reasoning

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Which of the following is an argument from analogy?

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1. Which of the following is the best example of a generalization?

2. Choose which type of pattern is used in the following argument: The last five times my neighbor borrowed my tools, they were broken when they were returned to me. It's likely that if I lend my neighbor my other tools, they will get broken too.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are various types of inductive reasoning patterns. This quiz and worksheet will test your knowledge of these patterns by asking you to identify certain arguments through a scenario, and will allow you to see if you know the differences between them.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be quizzed on the following:

  • Argument of analogy
  • Examples of a generalization
  • The various types of inductive arguments

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will allow students to test in the following skills:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding inductive reasoning patterns
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the types of inductive arguments
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding a causal argument and interpret it correctly
  • Critical thinking -apply relevant concepts to examine information about inductive reasoning in multiple contexts

Additional Learning

To learn more about inductive reasoning patterns, review the lesson called Common Patterns of Inductive Reasoning. The lesson will cover the following topics:

  • The definition of inductive reasoning
  • Inductive generalizations
  • Causal agreements
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