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anonymous
 3 years ago
Consider the following statement:
“All mathematicians must be good logicians and all good logicians must justify their claims.”
a) Write this statement symbolically as a conjunction of two conditional statements. Use three components (p, q, and r) and explicitly state what these are in your work. Remember: a component in logic is a simple declarative sentence that is either true or false.
b) Write the negation of this statement
anonymous
 3 years ago
Consider the following statement: “All mathematicians must be good logicians and all good logicians must justify their claims.” a) Write this statement symbolically as a conjunction of two conditional statements. Use three components (p, q, and r) and explicitly state what these are in your work. Remember: a component in logic is a simple declarative sentence that is either true or false. b) Write the negation of this statement

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anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay, so suppose we have the form: "All p must be q". The question is does this mean \(p\implies q\) or \(q \implies p\)? You have to test it out a bit.

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So I'd start out with something like... "All dogs must be animals". Now does this mean "If you're a dog, then you're an animal." or does it mean "If you're an animal, you must be a dog"?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@princesspixie Does this help?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0a little but what does a dis junction mean?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Disjuntion isn't mentioned, but I'd assume it's two propositions combined with 'or'.

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh i meant to say conjunction sorry!

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0conjunction is when you take two propositions and combine them with and or or.

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but the sentence already has the word and in it so thats why im confused..

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Which just means you use and \( \wedge\) for it.

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0can you give me an example..

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0this would be the first answer ? : “All mathematicians must be good logicians ^ good logicians must justify their claims.”

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0No, because you need to convert them into conditionals.

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0“if you are a mathematicians then you must be a good logician and all good logicians must justify their claims.” ??

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yeah, now I'd say that \(p\) means 'person is mathematician' \(q\) means 'person is good logician' and \(r\) means 'justifies their claims'

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So we end up with \[ (p \implies q)\wedge(q \implies r) \]

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok, is that part of the answer?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok, great thanks! how would i negate it now? just throw a not in front of the original sentence?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yeah, throw in a \( \lnot \) .

ganeshie8
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and you may have to simplify

ganeshie8
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\( \neg ( ( p \implies q ) \wedge ( q \implies r ) ) \) \( \neg ( p \implies q ) \vee \neg ( q \implies r ) \) \( (p \wedge \neg q) \vee (q \wedge \neg r) \)

ganeshie8
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0which means, the statement is true, whenever a 'mathematician is not a logician' or whenever a 'logician is not a justfier'

ganeshie8
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0which forms a logical negation of the original statement

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so should the negation be : a mathematician is not a good logicians and logicians do not justify claims ?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0needs to be an or in the middle

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so would it be : a mathematician is not a good logician or logicians would justify their claims?
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