Pronunciation: /ˈri.zən/ Explain
- (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.
- (noun) why something is true; a justification. See
- (noun) an explanation of why something is. Example:The reason
the sum of the angles of a triangle is 180° is ….
- McAdams, David E.. All Math Words Dictionary, reason. 2nd Classroom edition 20150108-4799968. pg 152. Life is a Story Problem LLC. January 8, 2015. Buy the book
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McAdams, David E. Reason. 5/1/2019. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/r/reason.html.
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