It is important to define inference. What is an
inference? Below is one possible definition of an inference.
An inference is a judgment that is derived from facts and
In order to have a better understanding of the concept of
inference, it would be important to consider possible
examples of inference. Below are some inference examples:
1. A person makes a judgment about whether pictures
influence donations to charity based on the findings of
randomized experiments concerning the influence of
pictures on donations to charity.
2. While taking a walk in the neighborhood, a person makes
a judgment about the number of people who have cats in his
or her neighborhood by observing the number of cats that
are in the yards of the houses.