Discrete mathematics

Jeff Goldberg, Melvin Hausner, Joseph J. Rushanan, Les Servi, Cole Smith

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The proposition can be read “If p then q” or, less often, “q if p”. The table shows that “ ” is an inclusive or because it is true even when and are both true. Thus, the statement “I’m watching TV or I’m doing homework” is a true statement if the narrator happens to be both watching TV and doing homework. Note that is false only when is true and is false. Thus, a false statement implies any statement and a true statement is implied by any statement.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCRC Standard Mathematical Tables and Formulae, 31st Edition
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages99
ISBN (Electronic)9781420035346
ISBN (Print)1584882913, 9781584882916
StatePublished - Jan 1 2002

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Mathematics


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