The Chair In The Living Room Is Red

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What is inductive reasoning? Inductive reasoning is a thought process in which an observation of multiple facts that are found to be true are combined to form a generalized conclusion. A conclusion that may be definite or contrary, depending on the point of view of the observer. For example, in this statement: "The chair in the living room is red. The chair in the dining room is red. The chair in the bedroom is red. All chairs in the house are red." The observer observes a general pattern that the chairs in the living room, bedroom and dining room are red. Therefore, concludes that all the chairs in the house are red. The premise in this statement provided evidence for the truth of the conclusion. However, such conclusion can be challenged.

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