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Elsa-Marie on October 8, 2019

Making Valid Deductions with Quantifiers: Rule # 2

Can I make a valid deduction if I have a MOST statement and a Conditional statement? For instance, in the video under this section. For example # 3, does the same rule apply for most statements?

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Irina on October 11, 2019


Yes, you can. "most" statements are reversible if you replace "most" with "some" and you can pair a "most" statement with a conditional (universal) statement. For example:

A-most -B
A-> C
Therefore, B -some -C