Introduction to Logic

Study Questions - quiz.

Each capital letter must stand for a complete, simple, affirmative sentence

     ~    Negation
          it is not the case that
          not

     .    Conjunction
          and          albeit
          but
          although
          even though

It is not the case that both A and B          ~ (A . B)
          Not both A and B                    ~ (A . B)

Put each of the following into logical symbolism. Use the suggested notation.

1. Lucinda likes to swim when it is raining. (L)

2. It was raining and Lucinda did not go swimming. (R, S)

3. Although it was raining, Lucinda went swimming in the ocean. (R, S)

4. Lucinda went swimming, but Jacinta stayed home. (S, H)

5. Lucinda does not want to be a lawyer. (L)

6. Lucinda does not want to be a lawyer and she does not want to be a dancer. (L, D)

7. Lucinda does not want to be both a lawyer and a dancer . (L, D)

8. Lucinda wants to be a dancer and a thoracic surgeon. (D, S)

9. Lucinda wants to be a dancer and a thoracic surgeon, but she does not want to be both a lawyer and a dancer. (D, S, L)