Pronunciation: /ˈri zən/ Explain
  1. (verb) To reason is to form conclusions based on fact or evidence. To reason mathematically is to use the logic of mathematics to form conclusions.
  2. (noun) why something is true; a justification. See Justify.
  3. (noun) an explanation of why something is. Example:The reason the sum of the angles of a triangle is 180° is ….

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McAdams, David E. Reason. 5/5/2011. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC.

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5/5/2011: Added second and third definitions. (McAdams, David E.)
9/4/2008: Expanded 'More Information'. (McAdams, David E.)
9/3/2007: Initial version. (McAdams, David E.)

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