Definition of Deductive Reasoning
More about Deductive Reasoning
Solved Example on Deductive Reasoning
Is (x × y) × z the same as (z × y) × x always? Say yes or no. Explain your steps using deductive reasoning.
Correct Answer: A
Step 1: (x × y) × z = z × (x × y), using commutative property of multiplication.
Step 2: = z × (y × x), using commutative property of multiplication again.
Step 3: = (z × y) × x, using associative property of multiplication.
Related Terms for Deductive Reasoning