Propositional Logic

## Proposition

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Sentences considered in propositional logic
are not
arbitrary sentences but are the ones that are either true or false, but not both.
This kind of
sentences are called **propositions**.
If a proposition is true, then we say it has a **truth value** of "**true**";
if a proposition is false, its truth value is "**false**".
**For example**, "Grass is green", and "2 + 5 = 5" are propositions.

The first proposition
has the truth value of "true" and the second "false".

But "Close the door", and "Is it hot outside ?"are not propositions.

Also "x is greater than 2", where x is
a variable representing a number, is not
a proposition,

because unless a specific value is given to x we can not say whether it is true or false.

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Which of the following sentences are a proposition ?**

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