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what do we know about the truth value of or statements?  

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busylizzy15 | Honors

Posted June 3, 2013 at 9:55 PM via web

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what do we know about the truth value of or statements?

 

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violy | High School Teacher | (Level 3) Assistant Educator

Posted June 3, 2013 at 10:26 PM (Answer #1)

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Take note that `P vv Q`  is true if either P is true or Q is true (or both). It's only false if both P and Q are  is true if either P is true or Q is true (or both). It's only false if both P and Q are false.


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violy | High School Teacher | (Level 3) Assistant Educator

Posted June 3, 2013 at 10:32 PM (Answer #1)

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Take note that `P vv Q` should be true when both P and Q are true, and false otherwise.

Here is the truth table:

`P`      `Q`         `P vv Q`

`T`      `T`           ` T`

`T`      `F`          `F`

`F`      `T`          `F`

`F`      `F`          `F`

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