Last Update: 12 January 2009
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All exercises are from §1.1 (propositional logic).
Each HW problem's solution should consist of:
- a restatement of the entire problem (you may copy it word for word),
- followed by a complete solution with all intermediate steps shown.
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- p. 17: 10d
- p. 18: 20a, b, c, d, g
- Note: For problem 20, you may have to rewrite
some of the English phrases as grammatically correct,
E.g., "To be a citizen..." is not
a full sentence, but it can be rewritten as
"Someone is a citizen..." or as "You are a citizen...", etc.
- p. 19: 30d
- Note: For this problem, be sure to show each
"intermediate" column of the truth table.
- p. 19: 42
- pp. 19-20: 44
- Note: For problems 42 and 44,
besides answering each question with "yes", "no",
"maybe", "I don't know", etc.,
you must also say why that's your answer!
- p. 20: 52
- Choose proposition letters for each atomic proposition.
- Then represent each compound proposition in the language
of propositional logic.
- Is there an assignment of truth values that will make all 5
- If so, what is it?
- If not, why not?
construct truth tables for the sentences.
- Use the truth tables to help answer the question.
- But don't
just show the truth tables;
you must also explain how they
support your answer.
|DUE: AT THE BEGINNING
OF LECTURE, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 21|
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William J. Rapaport