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Write the argument below in symbols to determine whether it is valid or invalid. State a reason for your conclusion. Specify the p and q you used. Submit your full detailed solution
If the koi are swimming in the pond, then the birds are chirping.
The birds are not chirping.
The koi are not swimming in the pond.
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Write the argument below in symbols to determine whether it is valid or invalid. State a reason for your conclusion. Specify the p and q you used. Submit your full detailed solution If the koi are swimming in the pond, then the birds are chirping. The birds are not chirping. The koi are not swimming in the pond.
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hahdBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
birds are dependent on koi swimming
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hahdBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
if koi dont swim then birds dont chirp
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101Ryan101Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
If the Packers are playing, koi might be swimming.
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DangolberyBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
koi only swims on sundays
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sandii2006Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
come on guys i'm trying to LEARN THIS please.... no joking around.. I would appreciate it..
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jim_thompson5910Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
p: the koi are swimming in the pond q: the birds are chirping So the argument translates to p > q ~q .: ~p So this is a valid argument since it uses the Modus Tollens form
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snaef999Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
if k = s then b = c b != c thus k!=s
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abtrehearnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
\[p \rightarrow q\]not p therefore, not q. The argument is valid [contrapositive]
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sandii2006Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
how come you both got DIFFERENT answers?
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jim_thompson5910Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
abtrehearn is using not p instead he should be using not q
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jim_thompson5910Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
but the law of the contrapositive is another way to say modus tollens
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sandii2006Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ok which is the "correct" way to say it jim?
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jim_thompson5910Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
not sure which one your book uses
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sandii2006Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i believe it the modus
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jim_thompson5910Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
have you seen that term before?
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jim_thompson5910Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
well you have the law of contrapositive correct (since that's just another way of saying modus tollens)
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sandii2006Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yes i have seen that term before jim
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jim_thompson5910Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
ok then that's one way to justify your answer
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abtrehearnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Got the p and q backwards.
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sandii2006Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ok thank you. for clarifying it jim :)
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