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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.

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  1. 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?

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  2. Bobpursley...What?

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