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# Module 1

Assignment 1(a)

(i) Show that (

))

## (ii) Determine whether (

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is true or false.

[4 marks]

(b) By using propositional logic, determine the truth value of the statement,
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## (c) (i) Express the following statement in symbolic form.

It is not true that it is not hot or it is sunny.

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## (ii) Simplify (i) to obtain the equivalent statement in symbols.

[2 marks]

(d) (i) Write down the Boolean expression for the switching circuit given below.

(ii) Hence, by constructing a truth table, determine when the circuit will be on.

[2 marks]

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(

## always takes the value of

(b) Let

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be two propositions.

## (ii) Show that the contrapositive of the inverse of (

(

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)

) is the converse of

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3. If John is short, then John is a male. John is a male. Hence John is short. Using to represent the
proposition John is short and

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