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A conjunction is a compound statement formed by combining two statements using the word and .


Consider the following statements.

p : A pentagon is a five sided figure.

q : Red is a color.

r : Wednesday is the last day of the week.

Two statements can be joined using the word and .

p q : A pentagon is a five sided figure and red is a color.

The symbol is used to denote and .

A conjunction is true only if both the statements in it are true. Here the statements p and q are true. So, the conjunction p q is true.

The statement p is true and the statement q is false.

So, the conjunction p r is false.