DEDUCTIVE REASONING

Logical reasoning where the conclusion follows a set of premises. See logic- top-down analysis.

DEDUCTIVE REASONING: "Joe used deductive reasoning to find the answer to the problem."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "DEDUCTIVE REASONING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/deductive-reasoning/ (accessed August 19, 2019).
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