Counting and Configurations by Jiri Herman, Radan Kucera, Jaromir Simsa

By Jiri Herman, Radan Kucera, Jaromir Simsa

This booklet provides equipment of fixing difficulties in 3 parts of common combinatorial arithmetic: classical combinatorics, combinatorial mathematics, and combinatorial geometry. short theoretical discussions are instantly by means of conscientiously worked-out examples of accelerating levels of hassle and by means of workouts that diversity from regimen to fairly tough. The booklet good points nearly 310 examples and 650 exercises.

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If computers are not well designed, then they are hard to use. Therefore computers are well designed. (6) If Marcus likes pizza then he likes beer. If Marcus likes beer then he does not like herring. If Marcus likes pizza then he likes herring. Marcus likes pizza. Therefore he likes herring pizza. 4. Find the fallacy (or fallacies) in each of the following arguments. (1) Good fences make good neighbors. Therefore we have good neighbors. (2) If Fred eats a frog then Susan will eat a snake. Fred does not eat a frog.

Demonstration. Part (ix) was discussed previously. 7. 1 (i). Part (vii) of the present fact asserts that P v (Q 1\ R) {:=:::} (P v Q) 1\ (P v R), which we demonstrate by showing that the statement (P V (Q 1\ R» *+ «P v Q) 1\ (P v R» is a tautology, which in turn we do with the truth table P Q R (P v (Q T T T T F F F F T T F F T T F F T F T F T F T F T T T T F F F F T T T T T F F F T T F F T T F F 4 5 1 1\ T F F F T F F F 3 «P v Q) R» T F T F T F T F ++ T T T T T T T T T T T T F F F F 2 13 6 T T T T T T F F 8 1\ (P v T T F F T T F F T T T T T F F F T T T T F F F F T T T T T F T F R» T F T F T F T F 7 12 9 11 10 Column 13 has the truth values for the statement(P v (Q 1\ R» *+ «P v Q) 1\ (P v R», and since it has all trues in it, the statement is a tautology.

If we were also to assume that in fact Deirdre has hay fever, then we could use Modus Ponens to conclude that she sneezes a lot. Without that assumption, however, no such conclusion can be drawn. This fallacy is known as the fallacy of unwarranted assumptions. The examples we just gave of fallacious arguments might seem so trivial that they are hardly worth dwelling on, not to mention give names to. They are ubiquitous, however, both in everyday usage (in political discussions, for example) and in mathematics classes, and are especially hard to spot when embedded in lengthier and more convoluted arguments.

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