Ch 9: Michigan Merit Exam - Math: Language, Laws & Proof of Logic

About This Chapter

Enjoy your study sessions with this chapter of interesting video lessons and quizzes about the language, laws, and proof of logic for the math section of the Michigan Merit Exam. These study resources will help you learn or brush up on the items you need to know for your exam.

Michigan Merit Exam - Math: Language, Laws & Proof of Logic - Chapter Summary

In this chapter, you will find information about conditional statements and reasoning in terms of math. You can keep track of your progress on conjunctions by taking our end-of-lesson quizzes. By using these study materials, you will be ready to answer exam questions based on the following:

  • Propositions, truth values and logical math connectors
  • Conjunctions and disjunctions
  • Conditional statements
  • Converse and counterexample
  • Reasoning
  • Mathematical induction and statements

If you have any questions while moving through the lessons, ask our instructors or experts. If you do not understand the explanation behind the correct answer of one your missed quiz questions, you can rewatch the parts of the videos that address them. You can also review the lessons by reading the transcripts.

Michigan Merit Exam - Math: Language, Laws & Proof of Logic Objectives

This chapter's topics relate to the ones found in the Quantitative Literacy and Logic part of the Michigan Merit Exam. On the exam, you may be asked to show your knowledge of how to use connectives and demonstrate your understanding of the creation of a conditional statement. The math section of the exam will contain approximately 25 questions that must be completed in approximately 30 minutes.

6 Lessons in Chapter 9: Michigan Merit Exam - Math: Language, Laws & Proof of Logic
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Propositions, Truth Values and Truth Tables

1. Propositions, Truth Values and Truth Tables

Watch this video lesson and learn what truth values are and what a truth table looks like. Learn how to go from a proposition to its negation and how that affects the truth values and the truth tables.

Logical Math Connectors: Conjunctions and Disjunctions

2. Logical Math Connectors: Conjunctions and Disjunctions

Watch this video lesson to learn how to identify conjunctions and disjunctions. Also learn the connectors that are used with each. Learn how you can use them to make statements.

Conditional Statements in Math

3. Conditional Statements in Math

Sometimes, what is true in the mathematical world of logic is false in the real world. Check out this lesson to learn how to identify conditional statements and how you can differentiate between what is logically true and what is true in reality.

Logic Laws: Converse, Inverse, Contrapositive & Counterexample

4. Logic Laws: Converse, Inverse, Contrapositive & Counterexample

Logical statements can be useful, but only if we are able to determine their validity. In this lesson, we'll look at the various forms of a logical statement and see how they relate to each other.

Reasoning in Mathematics: Connective Reasoning

5. Reasoning in Mathematics: Connective Reasoning

Connective reasoning is reasoning that has an operation, or a way to connect two phrases. The five main logic connectives will be reviewed in this lesson.

Mathematical Induction: Uses & Proofs

6. Mathematical Induction: Uses & Proofs

Watch this video lesson to learn about mathematical induction and how you can use it to prove mathematical statements. See how it is similar to falling dominoes.

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