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    what is hte pattern of tought moving from most specific to most general called?

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    what is hte pattern of tought moving from most specific to most general called?
    Inductive Reasoning
    "Inductive" reasoning derives from a Latin word meaning "lead into." Induction is the process of making a number of specific observations which lead to a general conclusion. For example:

    On Monday, I ate an apple and got sick. On Tuesday, I ate apple pie and got sick. On Wednesday, I ate apple strudel and got sick. On Thursday, I ate an apple dumpling and got sick. Eating apples makes me sick.

    Inductive reasoning: start by laying out some key facts, then delay tying them up together until the very end. Instead of proving your thesis statement, you are building it.

    Source: http://academic.luzerne.edu/microcomp/inductive.htm
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