Jennifer considered the numbers 4, 24, 44, and 64 and
noticed that they all ended in 4 and that they can be
divided evenly by 4, leaving no remainder. She concluded
that all numbers that end in 4 can be divided
evenly by 4. What type of reasoning did Jennifer use? Is
her conclusion correct? Explain your answer.
math 156 - bobpursley, Wednesday, January 20, 2010 at 9:48am
Didn't Jennifer go from the specific to the general? What is that called?
example: Most of the men on Death Row are black. Therefore, black men are likely to be murderers.
Is 14 divisible by 4? Is 34?
math 156 - Arica, Sunday, February 6, 2011 at 2:09pm