Module 4 Overview

What You’ll Learn To Do: Identify, make, and interpret logic.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify, make, and interpret logical statements in English and symbolic notation.
  • Express and interpret connectives (including negation) in English and symbolic notation.
  • Express and interpret logical quantifiers, and their negations, in English.
  • Express and interpret the propositions of conditional, converse, inverse, and contrapositive in English and symbolic notation.
  • Construct and interpret truth tables to evaluate the truth value of a compound statement, determine whether or not two statements are logically equivalent, and determine the validity of an argument.
  • Recognize when logic is applicable to real-life situations, solve real-life problems, and communicate real-life problems and solutions to others.

Learning Activities

Finger hovering over digital icons on a screenThe learning activities for this module include:

Reading Assignments and Videos

  • Read: Logic
  • Read: Truth Tables and Analyzing Arguments: Examples
  • Watch: Truth Tables: Conjunction and Disjunction
  • Watch: Truth Tables: Implication
  • Watch: Analyzing Arguments with Truth Tables
  • Read: Negating “all,” “some,” or “no” statements

Homework Assignments

  • Submit: Logic Homework Assignment #1 (16 points)
  • Submit: Logic Homework Assignment #2 (14 points)
  • Discuss: Truth Table Practice (10 points)
  • Discuss: Logic Application (20 points)
  • Complete: Exam 2