Posted by Jen on Wednesday, July 13, 2011 at 8:06pm.
(a) translate the argument into symbolic form and (b) determine if the argument is valid or invalid. You may compare the argument to a standard form or use a truth table.
If Nicholas Thompson teaches this course, then I will get a passing grade.
I did not get a passing grade.
∴ Nicholas Thompson did not teach the course.

Math  Damon, Wednesday, July 13, 2011 at 9:27pm
If a cow, then mammal  hypothesis
If a mammal then a cow  converse, invalid
If not a cow , then not a mammal  inverse, invalid
If not a mammal, then not a cow  contrapositive  true
Here:
If NT teaches, then pass  hypothesis
If pass, then NT  converse, invalid
If not NT, then not pass  inverse, invalid
If not pass, then not NT  contrapositive, true (this is your case)

Math  Boo, Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 11:57pm
(a) translate the argument into symbolic form and (b) determine if the argument is valid or invalid. You may compare the argument to a standard form or use a truth table.
If I can get my child to preschool by 9:45AM, then I can take the 9:00AM class.
If I can take the 9AM class, then I can be done by 2PM
If I can get my child to preschool by 8:45AM then I can be done by 2PM
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