   Chapter P.2, Problem 54E Elementary Geometry For College St...

7th Edition
Alexander + 2 others
ISBN: 9781337614085

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Section Elementary Geometry For College St...

7th Edition
Alexander + 2 others
ISBN: 9781337614085
Textbook Problem

In Exercises 51 to 54, use Venn diagrams to determine whether the argument is valid or not valid.1) All Boy Scouts serve the United States of America.2) Sean is a Boy Scout.C) Sean serves the United States of America.

To determine

Whether the argument is valid or not using Venn diagram.

Explanation

Approach:

Venn diagram:

When a Venn diagram is used to represent the statement “If P, then Q”, circle P lies in circle Q; that is, P is the subset of Q.

Using a Venn diagram, the statement “If P, then Q” is represented by the following diagram:

The statement “If P, then Q” is sometimes expressed in the form “All P are Q

Procedure:

The given statement is “All Boy Scouts serve the United States of America.”

This statement is of the form “All P are Q”. Let’s express this statement in the form of “If P, then Q

So, the first statement can be written as “If a person is a Boy Scout, then he serves the United States of America...

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