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4.2ex II

Complex Symbolizations

Let's try just a few complex symbolizations.

Remember to type the ">" symbol for horseshoe and the "=" symbol for the triple bar.

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Use the following interpretation and symbolize each of the following in the space provided:

A: Ames is a politician.
B: Bates is a politician.
C: Connors is a politician.
D: Ames is disreputable.
E: Bates is emotional.
F: Connors is fastidious.

You may want to write up the hybrids on paper to help your work.

  1. If either Ames or Bates is a politician, then Connors is too. (Hint)
  2. Both Connors and Bates are pols only if Ames is neither disreputable nor a politician. (Hint)
  3. Either Bates is emotional unless she's a politician, or Ames is no politician. (Hint)
  4. Neither is being fastidious necessary for Connors to be a politician nor is being emotional sufficient for Bates to be one. (Hint)
  5. If Ames is disreputable only if he's a politician, then Connors is not both a politician and fastidious.