#### QUESTION

Assuming the first statement p and second as q. Write the following statement in symbolic form.

The necessary condition for existence of a tangent to the curve of the function is continuity.

#### SOLUTION

The given statement can also be expressed as ‘If the function is continuous, then the tangent to the curve exists’.

Let p : The function is continuous

q : The tangent to the curve exists.

∴ p → q is the symbolic form of the given statement.