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Discrete Mathematics With ApplicationsExercises 12-15 provide an outline for a proof that the associative laws, which were included as an axiom for a Boolean algebra, can be derived from the other four axioms. The outline is from Introduction to Boolean Algebra by S. Givant and P. Halmos, Springer, 2009. In order to avoid unneeded parentheses, assume that. Takes precedence over +. The universal bound law for + states that for every element a in a Boolean algebra, a + 1 = 1 The proof shown in exercise 2 used the associative law for + . Rederive the law without using the associative law and using only the other four axioms for a Boolean algebra.BuyFind*arrow_forward*

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**Exercises 12-15 provide an outline for a proof that the associative laws, which were included as an axiom for a Boolean algebra, can be derived from the other four axioms. The outline is from ****Introduction to Boolean Algebra ****by S. Givant and P. Halmos, Springer, 2009. In order to avoid unneeded parentheses, assume that. Takes precedence over +.**

The universal bound law for + states that for every element a in a Boolean algebra,

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