**Logical Connectives
(or) Sentential Connectives**

Two or more statements are combined to form a compound statement by using symbols. These symbols are called logical connectives.

Logical connectives are given below.

Word | Symbols |
---|---|

And | ˄ |

Or | ˅ |

Implies that (if … then) | ⇒ |

If and only if (implies and is implied by) | ⇔ |

**Example:** The statement p ˄ (q ⇔ r) is a?

**Solution: **Given that p ˄ (q ⇔ r)

p | q | r | q ⇔ r | p ˄ (q ⇔ r) |

T | F | F | T | T |

T | F | T | F | F |

T | T | F | F | F |

T | T | T | T | T |

F | F | F | T | F |

F | F | T | F | F |

F | T | F | F | F |

F | T | T | T | F |