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4.2ex I
Hybrids for Symbolization

Before moving on to the next page, do a short multiple choice exercise: Click on the correct answer and the page will jump forward to the next problem.

Use 'A' for "Alberta is a province", 'C' for "The Canadian administrative law has changed", 'Q' for "Quebec is a province" and 'Y' for "The Yukon is a province".

 

1. Which of the following gives a hybrid symbolization for
"Either Alberta or Quebec is a province only if the Yukon is not."
a. If ~Y then, (A or Q) b. (Either A or Q) if ~Y c. (Either A or Q) only if ~Y

 

2. Which of the following gives a hybrid symbolization for
"If neither Quebec nor Alberta is a province, then the Yukon is a province if and only if the Canadian administrative law has changed."
a. If (neither Q nor A), then (Y if and only if C). b. (Neither Q nor A) if (Y if and only if C). c. (Neither Q nor A) if and only if (if Y then C).

 

3. Which of the following gives a hybrid symbolization for
"If Alberta and the Yukon are not both provinces, then both Quebec and Alberta are provinces."
a. If (~A and ~Y) then (Q and A) b. If ~(A and Y) then (Q and A) c. ~A and [if Y then (Q and A)]

 

 

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