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Critical Thinking and Logic in Mathematics

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Which of the following is a logic proposition?

A: Sam only eats square foods

B: Once upon a time

C: Circles roll

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1.

If the following two propositions are true, which is a true statement?

Theresa loves dogs.

Spot is a dog.

2. If x = 1 and y = 2, what can be said about z if z = xy?

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About This Quiz and Worksheet

Logic is the basis of all mathematical proofs. This quiz will help you determine if you can apply the critical thinking and language of logic to propositions and mathematical statements.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test your ability to:

  • Define a logic proposition
  • Use logical propositions to determine if a statement is true or false
  • Answer logic questions involving mathematical situations and symbols

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - use understanding of logic in mathematics
  • Critical thinking - apply concepts of logic to language and mathematic proposition statements
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve practice problems
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately identify a logic proposition

Additional Learning

Review the lesson Logic in Mathematics to learn more. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define logic and see how it is applied to mathematics
  • Identify examples of how logic forms the basis of mathematical equations and proofs
  • Illustrate how critical thinking is used in logic to identify a statement as true or false
  • Understand how the language of logic is combined with mathematical symbols
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