Using the predicate symbols shown and appropriate quantifiers, write each of the following...

Question:

Using the predicate symbols shown and appropriate quantifiers, write each of the following English language statements as a predicate wff, considering the domain of predicate variable values to include the names of all animals of the world.

A(x): x is an animal

B(X): x is a bear

H(x): x is hungry

W(X): x is a wolf

a. bears are animals

b. no wolf is a bear

c. only bears are hungry

d. if all wolves are hungry, so are bears

e. some animals are hungry bears

f. bears are hungry but some wolves are not

g. if wolves and bears are hungry, so are all animals

h. some wolves are hungry but not every animal is hungry.

Predicates and quantifiers: Predicates are: Representation of knowledge through symbols and sets.

Quantifiers are shown: the amount of fact or noun which we use in predicates to represents.

Answer and Explanation:

Become a Study.com member to unlock this answer! Create your account

View this answer

A(x): x is an animal

B(X): x is a bear

H(x): x is hungry

W(X): x is a wolf

a. bears are animals.

B(A(x))

b. no wolf is a bear.

{eq}B(\neg...

See full answer below.


Learn more about this topic:

Loading...
Predictor Variable: Definition & Example

from

Chapter 9 / Lesson 15
71K

Did you know predictor variables are commonly used in nonexperimental research designs? Learn more about predictor variables from examples, and then test your knowledge with a quiz.


Related to this Question

Explore our homework questions and answers library