Deductive Reasoning: Lesson

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It is elementary, my dear Watson. A segment in a playlist on geometry introduces the idea of deductive reasoning. The video goes over three rules that apply to deductive reasoning and conditional statements.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Make a connection relating the Law of Syllogism to the transitive property of equality
  • Have class members come up with deductive reasoning examples from their experiences
Classroom Considerations

  • Assumes viewers are familiar with inductive reasoning
Pros

  • Includes examples to help clarify the concept
  • Provides a link to other deductive reasoning resources
Cons

  • None