Inference means:a conclusion reached on the basis of evidence and reasoning

1-"It begins very small. So small, you don’t even realize what you’re doing to yourself. For me, it started with a safety pin. The cuts were small, small enough to explain with simple excuses."

For these few paragraphs I can infer that the author is cutting themselves from depression, based on how  he/she is writing that " For me, it started with a safety pin. The cuts were small,small enough to explain with simple excuses."

2-"Have you ever come home with the stench of smoke clinging to your clothes? Or inhaled a cloud of smoke as a group of smokers passed, causing you to cough and choke? Neither experience is pleasant, and this is why smoking should be banned in public areas."

From this paragraph I can infer that the author is not a smoker. Based on the fact that he/she wrote "smoking should be banned in public areas, and that neither coming home with the stench of smoke clinging to your clothes or inhaling a cloud of smoke is a pleasant experience".

3-"Have you ever thought about what its like to not have food? I am sure that most people do not have to worry about being hungry everyday, but there are people who do."

From this paragraph I can infer that the author is concerned about those who have to worry about being hungry everyday, based on the fact that he/she wrote " I am sure that most people do not have to worry about being hungry everyday,but there are people who do.

From this image I can infer that these students are in a class room raising their hands to answer a question in math class. This inference is based on the fact they are raising there hands,sitting in class room chairs, and a teacher is standing in the front of the room, with a black board behind her with math equations.

For this image I can infer that these people are staff in that grocery store. This inference is based on the fact that a group of people are wearing matching t-shirts in store with produces like wine and bread.

For his image i can infer that these teenagers are taking a picture at their high school grauation. This inference is based on the fact that these teenagers are holding grauated forms and wearing grauated uniforms with the hat.