Rules for Deductive Reasoning – Modus Ponens

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Modus Ponens Modus ponens (frequently cited by Sheldon in The Big Bang Theory) is a deductive rule of inference frequently used in mathematics including beginning algebra. Modus ponens is the primary deductive rule of inference. The argument form is listed below: P → Q  (First premise is a conditional statement) P (Second premise is the

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It’s a damn shame students come to college algebra with the idea that mathematics consists of lots of formulas. It’s a damn shame students come to college algebra with no idea of the structure of algebra. It’s a damn shame students come to college algebra with the idea that their responsibility is to get the