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7.3: Inductive and Deductive Reasoning

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  • Another approach authors might take in presenting non-fiction, academic writing is based in logic. Especially in persuasive argument pieces, authors will present readers with a series of reasons why their thesis is correct.

    The relationship between the thesis and the reasons to support that thesis can be introduced in two main ways: through inductive reasoning, and through deductive reasoning. Both are addressed in the video below.

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