Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

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

Answer

Inductive Reasoning

Work Step by Step

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.
Update this answer!

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.

Update this answer

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.