anonymous
  • anonymous
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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anonymous
  • anonymous
birds are dependent on koi swimming
anonymous
  • anonymous
if koi dont swim then birds dont chirp
anonymous
  • anonymous
If the Packers are playing, koi might be swimming.

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anonymous
  • anonymous
koi only swims on sundays
anonymous
  • anonymous
come on guys i'm trying to LEARN THIS please.... no joking around.. I would appreciate it..
jim_thompson5910
  • jim_thompson5910
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
anonymous
  • anonymous
if k = s then b = c b != c thus k!=s
anonymous
  • anonymous
\[p \rightarrow q\]not p therefore, not q. The argument is valid [contrapositive]
anonymous
  • anonymous
how come you both got DIFFERENT answers?
jim_thompson5910
  • jim_thompson5910
abtrehearn is using not p instead he should be using not q
anonymous
  • anonymous
p --> q ~q .: ~p
jim_thompson5910
  • jim_thompson5910
but the law of the contrapositive is another way to say modus tollens
anonymous
  • anonymous
ok which is the "correct" way to say it jim?
jim_thompson5910
  • jim_thompson5910
not sure which one your book uses
anonymous
  • anonymous
i believe it the modus
anonymous
  • anonymous
My mistake.
jim_thompson5910
  • jim_thompson5910
have you seen that term before?
anonymous
  • anonymous
jim is right
jim_thompson5910
  • jim_thompson5910
well you have the law of contrapositive correct (since that's just another way of saying modus tollens)
anonymous
  • anonymous
yes i have seen that term before jim
jim_thompson5910
  • jim_thompson5910
ok then that's one way to justify your answer
anonymous
  • anonymous
Got the p and q backwards.
anonymous
  • anonymous
ok thank you. for clarifying it jim :)
jim_thompson5910
  • jim_thompson5910
np

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