# College Math Ch 1

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1. Define Logic
• the study of methods and
• principles of reasoning
2. Define Argument
• a set of facts or
• assumptions (premises) to support a conclusion
3. Define Fallacy
• a deceptive argument- an
• argument in which the conclusion is not well supported by the premises.
4. Define Proposition
• a claim (assertion or
• denial) that may be either true or false.
• It must have a structure of a complete sentence.
5. 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.
6. Define Truth Table
• a table with a row for each
• possible set of truth values for the propositions being considered.
7. Define Venn Diagrams
• used to describe
• relationships between sets
8. Define Premises
Facts or assumptions used in an argument to support a conclusion
9. Inductive Reasoning takes_________ & Leads to_____________
Oberservations & Generalizations:

Hint: Alwasy remember that Inductive Reasoning uses observations!
10. Deductive takes___________ & leads to ____________
Generalizations & Specific Conclusions

Hint: Deductive Reasoning does not use obeservations!

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 Author: williamtruly ID: 22197 Filename: College Math Ch 1 Updated: 2010-06-16 23:44:36 Tags: Ch1 Folders: Description: Ch 1 ABCDE Show Answers:

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