Formal Methods of Evaluation

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Read section 2.1 (p. 49-51) for your introduction to formal logic. Formal logic gives us a framework for objective logical evaluations of conclusions. It can help you make valid inferences for certain kinds of statements. This section will not go deeply into how to do this type of logic, but rather explain why it is important, and give a couple of basic examples.