1. ## Indirect proof

For the sake of argument accept each of the following hypotheses and then give a logical completion for each conclusion.

1. hypothesis: All boys like to play basketball. My brother is fourteen years old.
CONCLUSION: MY BROTHER______________________
MY ANSWER: MY BROTHER IS FOURTEEN YEARS OLD WHO LIKES TO PLAY BASKETBALL.....

BOOK: GEOMETRY BY EDWIN E. MOISE AND FLOYD DOWNS....

Can any one please check my work? Can you please give me the idea or the reason...thanks in advance

2. Originally Posted by jam2011
For the sake of argument accept each of the following hypotheses and then give a logical completion for each conclusion.

1. hypothesis: All boys like to play basketball. My brother is fourteen years old.
CONCLUSION: MY BROTHER______________________
MY ANSWER: MY BROTHER IS FOURTEEN YEARS OLD WHO LIKES TO PLAY BASKETBALL.....

BOOK: GEOMETRY BY EDWIN E. MOISE AND FLOYD DOWNS....

Can any one please check my work? Can you please give me the idea or the reason...thanks in advance
You need the additional premises: "All brothers are male", "All males who are 14 years old are boys"

Then the conclusion "MY BROTHER LIKES TO PLAY BASKETBALL" follows.

CB

3. thank you so much sir....i can manage now...