Necessary/sufficent Conditions

melo13
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Necessary/sufficent Conditions

Postby melo13 » Mon Nov 12, 2012 10:49 pm

I know this has been beat to death, I think I finally get it, need a little help,
Can someone please tell me the SC and NC in the statement below:

IF it rains, I will get wet

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gaud
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Re: Necessary/sufficent Conditions

Postby gaud » Mon Nov 12, 2012 10:52 pm

IF it rains - sufficient

THEN I will get wet - necessary.


Reading this should help: http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/necessary-sufficient/

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Re: Necessary/sufficent Conditions

Postby melo13 » Mon Nov 12, 2012 11:53 pm

Thank you very much, that's what I thought
what about:
If I am wet then it is raining.

am I overthinking?

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Re: Necessary/sufficent Conditions

Postby gaud » Mon Nov 12, 2012 11:55 pm

melo13 wrote:am I overthinking?


Yes lol

read that Stanford page. I swear it will help.

Good luck




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