Introduction to boolean logic

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Welcome! This is a lesson in the Introductory Discrete Mathematics for Computer Science course here at Wikiversity.

Basic Principles of Logic

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For computer science, it is necessary to understand the basics of logic. Logic is the foundation on which a computer system is built internally. Bits are switched on and off using the binary 1's and 0's. In Boolean Logic, these translate into T (true) and F (false) statements.


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  • Definition: A statement that is either true or false.
Which statement is a proposition?

Which statement is not a proposition?

Which statement is a proposition?

Next Lesson

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The second lesson of the course is Using truth tables.