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Unformatted text preview: ns, then p →q is a conditional statement or implication which is read as “if p, then q ” and has this truth table: p q p →q T T T T F F F T T F F T —༉  Example: If p denotes “It rains.” and q denotes “I’ll stay at home.” then p →q denotes “If it rains, then I’ll stay at home.” —༉  In p →q , p is the hypothesis (or premise) and q is the conclusion (or consequence). Understanding Implica$on —༉  In p →q there does not need to be any connection between the antecedent or the consequent. The “meaning” of p →q depends only on the truth values of p and q. —༉  These implication...
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This document was uploaded on 02/27/2014 for the course CS 215 at SIU Carbondale.

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