How to Reason Deductively From a Set of Statements


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The Big Bad Wolf wants to eat Little Red Riding Hood and the Three Little Pigs in one week (Monday through Sunday), but he has some limitations.

1. He cannot eat more than one of them in a day

2. He must eat Little Red Riding Hood first or last

3. He cannot eat any pigs on a day that starts with the letter 'T'

4. He must take Saturday off to visit his aunt.

Reasoning deductively, which of the following must be true?

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1. The rule of non-contradiction is:

2. Deductive reasoning is:

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