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Needhelpp101
 3 years ago
Determine if the argument is valid or invalid. Give a reason to justify answer.
If it is cold, then you need a coat.
You do not need a coat.
∴ It is not cold.
Needhelpp101
 3 years ago
Determine if the argument is valid or invalid. Give a reason to justify answer. If it is cold, then you need a coat. You do not need a coat. ∴ It is not cold.

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anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0TYPO lol if p then q not q therefore not p THIS is the valid one, sorry

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay, first, we start with p > q and ~q right?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Well, what does it mean if p implies q? It means either p is false, or q is true, right? Because if p is not false, or p is true, it automatically implies q is true.

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So p is false or q is true. At least one of these must be true, right?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0But you also have the assumption q is false (You do not need a coat)

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0p is false OR q is true. At lease one of these statements is true, and it's NOT the second statement, because we assumed q is false. Then it must be the case that the first statement is true (p is false) or (It is not cold)
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