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[DOC] MEX-P1 The nature of proof Y12 - NSW Department of Education

For example, allow students to use mini-whiteboards to complete truth tables for given statements or to interpret Statement, A statement is an assertion that can be true or false but not both The negative of any irrational number is irrational
Counter-example: A counter-example is an example that demonstrates that an assertion is not true in general
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[DOC] Logical Fallacies

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Ad hominem for one statement to be relevant to another the statement itself must be true Fallacies examples Tu quoque Negatively relevant Fallacy a fallacy is an argument that contains a mistake in reasoning Logical fallacies