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sandii2006
 3 years ago
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.
sandii2006
 3 years ago
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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hahd
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0birds are dependent on koi swimming

hahd
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if koi dont swim then birds dont chirp

101Ryan101
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1If the Packers are playing, koi might be swimming.

Dangolbery
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1koi only swims on sundays

sandii2006
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0come on guys i'm trying to LEARN THIS please.... no joking around.. I would appreciate it..

jim_thompson5910
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2p: 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

snaef999
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if k = s then b = c b != c thus k!=s

abtrehearn
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[p \rightarrow q\]not p therefore, not q. The argument is valid [contrapositive]

sandii2006
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0how come you both got DIFFERENT answers?

jim_thompson5910
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2abtrehearn is using not p instead he should be using not q

jim_thompson5910
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2but the law of the contrapositive is another way to say modus tollens

sandii2006
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok which is the "correct" way to say it jim?

jim_thompson5910
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2not sure which one your book uses

sandii2006
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i believe it the modus

jim_thompson5910
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2have you seen that term before?

jim_thompson5910
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2well you have the law of contrapositive correct (since that's just another way of saying modus tollens)

sandii2006
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes i have seen that term before jim

jim_thompson5910
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2ok then that's one way to justify your answer

abtrehearn
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Got the p and q backwards.

sandii2006
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok thank you. for clarifying it jim :)
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