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July 14th, 2017, 01:16 PM  #1 
Newbie Joined: Jan 2017 From: USA Posts: 11 Thanks: 0  Need discrete math homework help. Logic.
Sorry if this is the wrong subthread. I am a selftaught programmer, and have been learning discrete math (for algorithms) from a text book: Discrete Mathematics and its Applications, 6th edition. I usually don't have trouble with the material, but there is a particular question in the chapter on logic: "32. show that the equivalence pâˆ§Â¬pâ‰¡F can be derived using resolution together with the fact that a conditional statement with a false hypothesis is true [Hint: let q = r = F in resolution.]" I am totally lost, what am I supposed to do here? Last edited by skipjack; July 14th, 2017 at 01:33 PM. 
July 14th, 2017, 02:33 PM  #3  
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Last edited by chris7789; July 14th, 2017 at 02:38 PM.  
July 14th, 2017, 02:44 PM  #4 
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Would this also work for an appropriate answer: q = r = F; (pâˆ¨q) âˆ§(Â¬pâˆ¨r) â‰¡ (Â¬pâ‡’q) âˆ§(pâ‡’r) â‰¡ Tâˆ§F â‰¡pâˆ§Â¬pâ‰¡F 

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