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the process of arriving at

a conclusion based on a
set of observations and
specific examples.
conclusion

a concluding statement that is reached


using inductive reasoning
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not a valid
method of proof
ng Inductive Reasoning 
A dot pattern is shown below. How many dots would there be in the bottom row
of the 4th figure? What would the total number of dots be in the 6th figure?

1 2 3 4 5 6
ng Inductive Reasoning 

How many triangles would be in the 10th figure?



When making a conjecture,
it is possible to make a statement
that is not always true


“counterexa
Any statement that disproves the conjecture

mple”
After studying the figures, a student makes a conjecture:

Conjecture: All bisectors of a segment form a right angle with the given segment.
Counterexample: A segment that bisects another segment but not perpendicular
to the given segment would not form a right angle.
QUIZBEE
EASY AVERAGE HARD
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QUESTIO
ANSWER
Which box is next in the sequence?

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Which box is next in the sequence?

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Which box is next in the sequence?

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A
Which box is next in the sequence?

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