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What is the distinction between deductive and inductive arguments? Give an example of each to make your explanation clearer.

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  2. This is like logical or critical reasoning, so let us conduct ourselves rationally. A deductive(or valid) argument is one which the conclusion absolutely has to be true given the premises. An inductive argument in one in which the concusion is more likely than not to be supported by the premises.

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