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Write the statements in symbolic form
p: The temperature is 90deg.
q: The air conditioner is working
r: The apartment is hot.

In exercises 7-16 construct a truth table for the statements:
~ (~p←>q)

Sec. 3.5 #40
Translate the argument into symbolic form and (b) determine if the argument is valid or invalid. You may compare the argument to a standard form or use a truth table.
If you pass general chemistry, then you can take organic chemistry.
You pass general chemistry
You can take organic chemistry.

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Write the statements in symbolic form
p: The temperature is 90deg.
q: The air conditioner is working
r: The apartment is hot.

The temperature is not 90 deg and the air conditioner is working but the ...

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