**Q: **Are inferences steps in reasoning? ¶

**A: **Yes, and moving from premises to conclusions.

**Q: **Is inference defeasibleâ€”that new information may undermine old conclusions? ¶

**A: **Yes.

**Q: **Is inference monotonic: if a conclusion is reached on the basis of a certain set of premises? ¶

**A: **Yes, and then that conclusion still holds if more premises are added.

**Q: **Is inference valid because it follows the form of a correct inference? ¶

**A: **Yes.

**Q: **Is inference known as a fallacy? ¶

**A: **Yes.

**Q: **Is inference monotonic if the addition of premises does not undermine previously reached conclusions? ¶

**A: **Yes, otherwise the relation is non-monotonic.

**Q: **Is inference Bayes' theorem? ¶

**A: **Yes.