Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 1 - Foundations for Algebra - 1-9 Patterns, Equations, and Graphs - Lesson Check - Page 64: 5


Deductive reasoning is used when people use given data and deduce other facts that they can prove true. Inductive reasoning is used when people generalize and observe patterns. If a town of people wanted to estimate their population, they would use inductive since they want to estimate, not find the exact result.

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