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Consider the problem below. Answer the question given after the description of the problem. Write out a model of the logical structure of your reasoning, the logical structure of your premises, and your answer.

You are helping Trinity pick her classes for next semester. Trinity asks you about taking International Business Polices, BUINB489. You determine the following facts: Trinity can take BUINB489 if and only if she has taken either ECON210 or BUMGT304. Trinity has not taken ECON210, but Trinity has taken BUMGT304. Can trinity take BUINB489?

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The condition for her taking B is that she has taken either E or G. "E or G" is a complete statement meant to be taken as a whole for the condition, so put parentheses around it.

"Trinity can take BUINB489 if and only if ...

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The solution provides a clear explanation in the use of logic and reason via structure using critical analysis to tackle the situational problem presented in the original problem (see posting). The solution provides a small discussion as well as a full complete explanation about how to tackle the problem in a word attachment for easy printing.

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