Logic Exam I Study Guide

Logic Exam I Study Guide - complex and some will be simpler...

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Logic Exam I Study Guide: The exam will cover the following: 1. T/F questions regarding validity, soundness, and consistency. This will be very much like your first quiz. I promise to keep these basic, for example “a valid argument can have true premises and a false conclusion. T/F” 2. Translating: You will be given some English sentences and asked to translate into symbolic form using the symbols for ‘not’, ‘and’, ‘or’, ‘if…then’, and ‘if and only if.’ Be able to translate appropriately sentences containing ‘not both’ ‘neither… nor’ ‘only if’ ‘unless’ ‘although…’ ‘but…’. Some of these sentences will be
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Unformatted text preview: complex and some will be simpler. Until Monday, the best thing to study would be the homework. 3. Truth tables: you should have memorized the truth tables for negation, conjunction, disjunction, conditional, and biconditional. I will ask you to set up a truth table for some expressions using these operators, just as we did in class. Also be able to identify the main operator of a sentence (even in English) for you will need this to do the truth tables. We will go over all this stuff on Monday. In the meantime, the homework exercises 2-6, 2-7, and 2-8 will be good practice. That’s all!...
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