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LifeIsADangerousGame
 2 years ago
If the measure of two angles have a sum of 180 degrees then the angles are supplementary. M<A+m<B= 180 degrees. <A and <B are supplementary.
I need to figure out if this is valid or invalid.
A Valid, Law of Syllogism
B Valid, Law of Detachment
C Valid, but it doesn’t use either law
D Invalid
I don't just want the answer,I want to figure out how to get the answer. I have three more others like this so learning how this works would really help me with the others.
LifeIsADangerousGame
 2 years ago
If the measure of two angles have a sum of 180 degrees then the angles are supplementary. M<A+m<B= 180 degrees. <A and <B are supplementary. I need to figure out if this is valid or invalid. A Valid, Law of Syllogism B Valid, Law of Detachment C Valid, but it doesn’t use either law D Invalid I don't just want the answer,I want to figure out how to get the answer. I have three more others like this so learning how this works would really help me with the others.

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kimcarlos
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1From Geometry, we know that if the sum of the measures of 2 angles (A and B) is 180, then <A and <B are supplementary. Law of Detachment says in p implies q, if p is true, then q is true..since you are given that m<A+m<B=180 as p then A and B as supplementary (as q) must be true.

LifeIsADangerousGame
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Well I know it's Valid, but I'm not sure which law I would've used to figure out that it was valid.

LifeIsADangerousGame
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What's the best way of figuring out which law it is and the meanings of those laws? Also, could you help me with the other three?

kimcarlos
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1it states that in a conditional statement, if the premise is true,then the conclusion is true..and since you are given a true premise then the conclusion must be true...law of detachment...to say it in short..law of detachment involves one conditional statement.while law of syllogism involves two

LifeIsADangerousGame
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ohh, okay, that makes sense. Thank you :D

kimcarlos
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Here is an example for both laws Law of detachment if it is sunny,i go to school. it is sunny the i goto school Law of syllogism if it is sunny, i go to school. if i go to school, i meet my bestfriend it is sunny so i meet my bestfriend

LifeIsADangerousGame
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So it's like Law of Detachment If it rains, I will stay inside. It is raining, Then I will stay inside. Law of Syllogism If it rains, I will stay inside. If I stay inside, I will play Monopoly. If it rains, I will play Monopoly. Is that right?

LifeIsADangerousGame
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I've done the other three if you could check them, that'd be great :D

LifeIsADangerousGame
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Could you check the other three I have?

LifeIsADangerousGame
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Actually, could you check the whole file?

LifeIsADangerousGame
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0That should be it, all the answers should have a yellow highlight. :)

LifeIsADangerousGame
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I have to go atm, but I should be back tomorrow and I'll check back on openstudy so don't hesitate to send me a message or reply or anything! Thank you so much! I appreciate it :D
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