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Hi, were going to have a sight essay test soon and one of things we should know is deductive vs inductive reasoning...my question is... in an essay how do you know? i know what each one is.... but i cant see to apply it :( any examples?
Thanks a ton!

Inductive reasoning  think patterns..look at this site:
http://www.shldirect.com/inductive_reasoning.html
Good examples here:
http://changingminds.org/disciplines/argument/types_reasoning/induction.htm
Deductive reasoning  think syllogism
http://www.spiritustemporis.com/deductivereasoning/examples.html
http://everything2.com/title/Inductive+reasoning+vs.+Deductive+reasoning 
thnx a lot! :)
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