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Deductive and Inductive Reasoning Arguments

Please explain the difference in deductive arguments that are valid, but not sound and deductive arguments that are valid and sound. Please provide example of both in premise conclusion form. Also, please explain how to write an inductive argument when looking at a specific conclusion and how one would make the argument stronger. Please provide example in premise conclusion form.

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Deductive and inductive arguments

Please explain the difference in deductive arguments that are valid, but not sound and deductive arguments that are valid and sound. Please provide example of both in premise conclusion form.
Also please explain how to write an inductive argument when looking at a specific conclusion and how one would make the argument stronger. Please provide example in premise conclusion form.

1. Deductive Arguments

Valid but not sound
In a deductive argument, the conclusion is deduced from the premise - the truth of the conclusion is dependent on the truth of the premise. However, a deductive argument may lead to an conclusion that is not sound, even though the argument itself, is valid. By valid we mean that the conclusion ...

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This solution looks at deductive arguments that are valid but not sound and compares them with deductive arguments that are valid and sound. Examples of each are provided. Also, advice is given on how to write and inductive argument when looking at a specific conclusion and how an argument may be strengthened.

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