Miscellaneous Exercise 1 | Q 4.06 | Page 32

Determine the truth value of the following statement.

4 + 5 = 7 or 9 − 2 = 5

Let p : 4 + 5 = 7

q : 9 – 2 = 5

The truth values of p and q are F and F respectively. The given statement in symbolic form is p ∨ q.

∴ p ∨ q ≡ F ∨ F ≡ F

∴ Truth value of the given statement is F.