Chapter 13:
PROPOSITIONAL LOGIC -
ARGUMENTS
- Self-Quiz, Part B -


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No. of Questions = 10

This is an exercise in recognizing the equivalence rules of propositional logic. You will be given two statements, and must give the name of the rule that says the two statements are equivalent.

The following symbols have been used:

A tilde (~) indicates negation.
A lower-case "v"(v) indicates "or."
A greater-than symbol ( > )indicates "if-then."
An asterisk (*) indicates "and."
An equals sign (=) indicates "if and only if."

1 1. A*(BvC)
2. (A*B)v(A*C)
a. Tautology: Taut
b. Commutation: Com
c. Distribution: Dist
d. Contrapositive: Contra
e. Biconditional: Bicon
f. Double negation: DN
g. Association: Assoc
h. DeMorgan's Law: DM
i. Implication: Imp
k. Exportation: Exp
2 1. (J*K)*L
2. J*(K*L)
a. Tautology: Taut
b. Commutation: Com
c. Distribution: Dist
d. Contrapositive: Contra
e. Biconditional: Bicon
f. Double negation: DN
g. Association: Assoc
h. DeMorgan's Law: DM
i. Implication: Imp
k. Exportation: Exp
3 1. A>B
2. ~(A*~B)
a. Tautology: Taut
b. Commutation: Com
c. Distribution: Dist
d. Contrapositive: Contra
e. Biconditional: Bicon
f. Double negation: DN
g. Association: Assoc
h. DeMorgan's Law: DM
i. Implication: Imp
k. Exportation: Exp
4 1. ~Lv~M
2. ~(L*M)
a. Tautology: Taut
b. Commutation: Com
c. Distribution: Dist
d. Contrapositive: Contra
e. Biconditional: Bicon
f. Double negation: DN
g. Association: Assoc
h. DeMorgan's Law: DM
i. Implication: Imp
k. Exportation: Exp
5 1. A>B
2. (A>B)*(A>B)
a. Tautology: Taut
b. Commutation: Com
c. Distribution: Dist
d. Contrapositive: Contra
e. Biconditional: Bicon
f. Double negation: DN
g. Association: Assoc
h. DeMorgan's Law: DM
i. Implication: Imp
k. Exportation: Exp
6 1. A>[B>(D=F)]
2. (A*B)>(D=F)
a. Tautology: Taut
b. Commutation: Com
c. Distribution: Dist
d. Contrapositive: Contra
e. Biconditional: Bicon
f. Double negation: DN
g. Association: Assoc
h. DeMorgan's Law: DM
i. Implication: Imp
k. Exportation: Exp
7 1. (C>D)vE
2. ~~[(C>D)vE]
a. Tautology: Taut
b. Commutation: Com
c. Distribution: Dist
d. Contrapositive: Contra
e. Biconditional: Bicon
f. Double negation: DN
g. Association: Assoc
h. DeMorgan's Law: DM
i. Implication: Imp
k. Exportation: Exp
8 1. G=(MvN)
2. [G>(MvN)]*[(MvN)>G]
a. Tautology: Taut
b. Commutation: Com
c. Distribution: Dist
d. Contrapositive: Contra
e. Biconditional: Bicon
f. Double negation: DN
g. Association: Assoc
h. DeMorgan's Law: DM
i. Implication: Imp
k. Exportation: Exp
9 1. [(D>F)vE]*[Dv(G>H)]
2. [Dv(G>H)]*[(D>F)vE]
a. Tautology: Taut
b. Commutation: Com
c. Distribution: Dist
d. Contrapositive: Contra
e. Biconditional: Bicon
f. Double negation: DN
g. Association: Assoc
h. DeMorgan's Law: DM
i. Implication: Imp
k. Exportation: Exp
10 1. (IvJ)>[(K*L)>M]
2. ~[(K*L)>M]>~(IvJ)
a. Tautology: Taut
b. Commutation: Com
c. Distribution: Dist
d. Contrapositive: Contra
e. Biconditional: Bicon
f. Double negation: DN
g. Association: Assoc
h. DeMorgan's Law: DM
i. Implication: Imp
k. Exportation: Exp


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