Symbolic Logic : Predictions & Quantifiers

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for Symbolic Logic

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Predictions & Quantifiers

Which of the following symbols is a "quantifier"?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Symbolic logic describes English statements using mathematical symbols. These mathematical symbols can be categorized into five areas.

I. Predicates: 

II. Terms: Terms are the variables that represents the objects and constants of a statement.

III. Quantifiers: 

IV. Punctuation: (,)

V. Connectives : 

This particular question asks to identify the "quantifier".

Since there are only two symbols that are categorized as "quantifiers",  and  ,and the "for all" symbol   is the only one present in the answer choices, that is the correct answer. 

Example Question #2 : Predictions & Quantifiers

Which of the following symbols is a "quantifier"?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Symbolic logic describes English statements using mathematical symbols. These mathematical symbols can be categorized into five areas.

I. Predicates: 

II. Terms: Terms are the variables that represents the objects and constants of a statement.

III. Quantifiers: 

IV. Punctuation: (,)

V. Connectives : 

This particular question asks to identify the "quantifier".

Since there are only two symbols that are categorized as "quantifiers",  and  ,and the "exists" symbol   is the only one present in the answer choices, that is the correct answer. 

Example Question #3 : Predictions & Quantifiers

Which of the following symbols "predicates"?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Symbolic logic describes English statements using mathematical symbols. These mathematical symbols can be categorized into five areas.

I. Predicates: 

II. Terms: Terms are the variables that represents the objects and constants of a statement.

III. Quantifiers: 

IV. Punctuation: (,)

V. Connectives : 

This particular question asks to identify the "quantifier".

Since there are only two symbols that are categorized as "predicates",  and  ,and the "equal" symbol   is the only one present in the answer choices, that is the correct answer. 

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