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A scientist observes chimps putting dry leaves into a hole in the tree. The leaves come out wet and the chimps lick the water off of the leaves. The scientist reasons that there is water inside the tree. This reasoning is called what?

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  1. I think you are looking for inductive reasoning.

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  2. Inference

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  3. Its an inference

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