Deductive reasoning

Overview

**Deductive reasoning**, also called

**deductive logic**, is reasoning which constructs or evaluates deductive arguments. Deductive arguments are attempts to show that a conclusion necessarily follows from a set of premises or hypothesis. A deductive argument is valid

Validity

In logic, argument is valid if and only if its conclusion is entailed by its premises, a formula is valid if and only if it is true under every interpretation, and an argument form is valid if and only if every argument of that logical form is valid....

if the conclusion does follow necessarily from the premises, i.e., if the conclusion must be true provided that the premises are true.

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