deduction noun definition in Mathematical terminology topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


 noun: Mathematical terminology topic
[uncountable, countable] the process of using information you have in order to understand a particular situation or to find the answer to a problem He arrived at the solution by a simple process of deduction. If my deductions are correct, I can tell you who the killer was. We can examine the bones of dinosaurs and make deductions about how they lived.

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