**2.3: Using Deductive Reasoning to Verify Conjectures**

**Definitions:**

**Deductive Reasoning**- The process of using logic to draw conclusions from given facts,

definition, and properties.

**Inductive Reasoning**- The process of using logic to draw conclusions from specific examples, dates and times.

Law of Syllogism - if p - q and q - r. are true statements, then p - r.

Law of Detachment - if p - q is true and p is true, then q is true.

**Examples:**