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!