Inference

Pronunciation: /ˈɪn fər əns/ Explain

When logical arguments are linked together, an inference is what one can conclude from the logical arguments.

Example
StatementDescription
All men are mortal.First premise
Socrates is a man.Second premise
Therefore Socrates is mortal.Inference or conclusion
Table 1: Deductive inference example

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McAdams, David E. Inference. 8/7/2018. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/i/inference.html.

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8/6/2018: Removed broken links, updated license, implemented new markup, implemented new Geogebra protocol. (McAdams, David E.)
8/11/2008: Added 'More Information'. (McAdams, David E.)
7/15/2007: Initial version. (McAdams, David E.)

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