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hali12
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Let p and q represent the statements:
p: Jose is running track.
q: Jose is not winning the race.
Express the following statement symbolically:
Jose is winning the race..... a) p.. b) q.. c)~q.. d) ~p
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hali12 Group Title
Let p and q represent the statements: p: Jose is running track. q: Jose is not winning the race. Express the following statement symbolically: Jose is winning the race..... a) p.. b) q.. c)~q.. d) ~p
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hali12 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
@jim_thompson5910 is this the same as the last ones?
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
q: Jose is not winning the race.
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
~q is the opposite of q
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
So if q says one thing then ~q (NOT q) says the complete opposite thing q says
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so ~q is like saying Jose is NOT not winning the race ...a bit confusing, but the two "not"s cancel giving us ~q: Jose is winning the race
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hali12 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
so then its p?
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
p is the statement Jose is running track
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agreed?
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
does that have anything to do with "Jose is winning the race" ?
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so "Jose is winning the race" doesn't involve p at all
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
reread what I wrote at the beginning of this thread
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
and hopefully something will click
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closer, but still no
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you got it
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
look above to see why
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I wrote it out at the top
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hali12 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
ohh i didnt even relize it, wow.... thank you so much, i also have 2 more, i have one that i really dont know
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
its ok, i was wondering about that lol
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hali12 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Look at the argument below. Which of the following symbolic statements shows the setup used to find the validity of the argument? If Mario studies hard, then he gets good grades. Mario got good grades. Therefore, Mario studied hard. p: Mario studies hard. q: Mario gets good grades
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
First off, is that argument valid?
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oh wait, nvm they're asking a different question
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hali12 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
a.) [(p → q) ∧ ~q] .'.p b.)[(p → q) → q] ∴ p c.)[(p → q) ∧ q] ∴ q d.) [(p → q) ∧ q] ∴ p
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
hmm interesting way to put it
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"If Mario studies hard, then he gets good grades." translates to ...???
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p is just "Mario studies hard"
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how do we incorporate the "he gets good grades" part?
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good
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
"If Mario studies hard, then he gets good grades." translates to p > q
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
now tack on the statement "Mario got good grades" So what does "If Mario studies hard, then he gets good grades. Mario got good grades. " translate to ???
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hali12 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
[(p → q) ∧ ~q] .'. p
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
not quite
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
~q means he did NOT get good grades, but it clearly says he did
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hali12 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
[(p → q) ∧ ~q] .'. p
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[(p>q) ^q] .'. p
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
better
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hali12 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
so is that it then?
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yes it is
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hali12 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
oh ok, thanks, and this will be the last one i promise,: Which of the following is the equivalent of the inverse statement? a.) the negation of the statement.. b.) the converse of the statement.... c.)the contrapositive of the statement... d.)the conditional statement
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
In general Original = contrapositive and inverse = converse
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So it's b)
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the inverse of p > q is ~p > ~q  that's equivalent to ~~q > ~~p which is the same as q > p but this is the converse So this shows that the inverse and the converse represent the same thing
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