College Math Ch 1
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Define Logic
the study of methods and
principles of reasoning
Define Argument
a set of facts or
assumptions (premises) to support a conclusion
Define Fallacy
a deceptive argument- an
argument in which the conclusion is not well supported by the premises.
Define Proposition
a claim (assertion or
denial) that may be either true or false.
It must have a structure of a complete sentence.
Define Negation
a proposition that makes
the opposite claim of p. Written
as “not p” or ~p and has the opposite truth value of p.
Define Truth Table
a table with a row for each
possible set of truth values for the propositions being considered.
Define Venn Diagrams
used to describe
relationships between sets
Define Premises
Facts or assumptions used in an argument to support a conclusion
Inductive Reasoning takes_________ & Leads to_____________
Oberservations & Generalizations:
Hint: Alwasy remember that Inductive Reasoning uses observations!
Deductive takes___________ & leads to ____________
Generalizations & Specific Conclusions
Hint: Deductive Reasoning does not use obeservations!
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College Math Ch 1
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2010-06-16 23:44:36
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