# Mathematics: A Practical Odyssey by David B. Johnson

By David B. Johnson

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Saying that an argument is valid merely means that, given the premises, the reasoning used to obtain the conclusion is logical. However, if the premises of a valid argument are true, then the conclusion will also be true. Copyright 2010 Cengage Learning. All Rights Reserved. May not be copied, scanned, or duplicated, in whole or in part. Due to electronic rights, some third party content may be suppressed from the eBook and/or eChapter(s). Editorial review has deemed that any suppressed content does not materially affect the overall learning experience.

I sleep soundly if I do not drink coffee or eat chocolate. Your check is not accepted if you do not have a driver’s license or a credit card. Your check is accepted if you have a driver’s license or a credit card. If you drink and drive, you are fined or you go to jail. Copyright 2010 Cengage Learning. All Rights Reserved. May not be copied, scanned, or duplicated, in whole or in part. Due to electronic rights, some third party content may be suppressed from the eBook and/or eChapter(s). Editorial review has deemed that any suppressed content does not materially affect the overall learning experience.

No square is a triangle. No convicted felon is eligible to vote. All whole numbers are even or odd. All muscle cars from the Sixties are polluters. No whole number is greater than 3 and less than 4. No electric-powered car is a polluter. Being an orthodontist is sufficient for being a dentist. Being an author is sufficient for being literate. Knowing Morse code is necessary for operating a telegraph. Knowing CPR is necessary for being a paramedic. Being a monkey is sufficient for not being an ape.