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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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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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wioBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Okay, 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.
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wioBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
So 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"?
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wioBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
@princesspixie Does this help?
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princesspixieBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
a little but what does a dis junction mean?
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wioBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Disjuntion isn't mentioned, but I'd assume it's two propositions combined with 'or'.
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princesspixieBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
oh i meant to say conjunction sorry!
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wioBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
conjunction is when you take two propositions and combine them with and or or.
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princesspixieBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
but the sentence already has the word and in it so thats why im confused..
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wioBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Which just means you use and \( \wedge\) for it.
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princesspixieBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
can you give me an example..
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princesspixieBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
this would be the first answer ? : “All mathematicians must be good logicians ^ good logicians must justify their claims.”
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wioBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
No, because you need to convert them into conditionals.
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princesspixieBest 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.” ??
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wioBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Yeah, now I'd say that \(p\) means 'person is mathematician' \(q\) means 'person is good logician' and \(r\) means 'justifies their claims'
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wioBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
So we end up with \[ (p \implies q)\wedge(q \implies r) \]
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princesspixieBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ok, is that part of the answer?
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princesspixieBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ok, great thanks! how would i negate it now? just throw a not in front of the original sentence?
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wioBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Yeah, throw in a \( \lnot \) .
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ganeshie8Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
and you may have to simplify
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ganeshie8Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
\( \neg ( ( p \implies q ) \wedge ( q \implies r ) ) \) \( \neg ( p \implies q ) \vee \neg ( q \implies r ) \) \( (p \wedge \neg q) \vee (q \wedge \neg r) \)
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ganeshie8Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
which means, the statement is true, whenever a 'mathematician is not a logician' or whenever a 'logician is not a justfier'
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ganeshie8Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
which forms a logical negation of the original statement
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princesspixieBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so should the negation be : a mathematician is not a good logicians and logicians do not justify claims ?
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wioBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
needs to be an or in the middle
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princesspixieBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so would it be : a mathematician is not a good logician or logicians would justify their claims?
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