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Question:

Which of the following is an example of deductive reasoning?

A All secretaries are good typists. Cynthia is a secretary. Therefore, Cynthia is a good typist.
Explaination

Deductive reasoning starts with basic premises that are assumed to be correct, and draws a specific logical conclusion. It often follows the logic: A ->B, C -> A, therefore C -> B. (C) might be tempting, but is an example of inductive reasoning. (A) and (B) are logically flawed.