Logic Problems

Logic Problems - Kelley Cattanach Section 9 Logic Problems...

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Kelley Cattanach Section 9 November 27, 2007 Logic Problems Logic is introduced in the twelfth chapter of our book, which we will not be covering this semester. By looking and considering logic, it is not only valuable for mathematic problems, but as well as computers seeing as they use logic inputs. Reviewing logic will help me explore the advances in math and technology. Logic is the foundation for mathematics. It includes “statements, connectives, and rules for calculating the truth or falsity of compound statements (577).” Statements are true or false, not partially true. An example of a statement would be, “George W. Bush is the president of the United States.” Non statements would be things that cannot have one certain true or false answer. Statements are decided on how to be dealt with in a simple manner. There is a truth value assigned to them. Logic is used to assign the truth value, although more difficult statements are hard to determine. By assigning a truth value, it allows us to “understand another’s point of view
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This note was uploaded on 05/20/2008 for the course MATH 131 taught by Professor Theresajackson during the Fall '07 term at Sonoma.

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