Lets try to write it
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Notation is a system of written symbols.
Simple proposition can be written through a
notation to show the essentials of proposition
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Simple proposition has just one predicator
which is written in capital letters
The arguments of the predicator are
represented by single lower case letters,
putting one of these letter before the
predicator and after the predicator (if there
are other predicator)
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The element such as forms of the verb be,
article, tense marker and certain preposition
are omitted.
Preposition which make no contribution to
the sense of a sentence are omitted and vice
versa
Two word verbs such as look-for, turn down
and switch on are treated as single predicates
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John died
j DIE
Romeo loved Juliet
r LOVE j
George was a nephew of Alice
NEPHEW a
g
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Is a sentence to declare that two referring
expression found in the sentence have the
same referent.
◦ Example :
 Venus is the morning star
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Use “=“ to represent the verb be
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Example
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Obama is the president of USA
o=p
Venus is the morning star
V= ms
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1. j LOVE m
2. c story
3. aw = artist
Jim loves Mary
Cinderella is a story
Ari Wibowo is an artist
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It is used to make complex propositional
formulae by connecting simple propositional
formulae
◦ Example :
 Wayan loves Ina and Ani
 (w LOVE i) & (w LOVE a)
 Kunti was Bima’s mother or Gatotkaca’s grandmother
and Duryudana’s aunt
 (k MOTHER b) V {(k GRANDMOTHER g) & (k AUNT d)}
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1. Bob will take Lucy, Cory and Diana
2. Either Bangkok or Chiang Mai is the capital
of Thailand
3. Japan and Dutch colonized Indonesia
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Notation for Simple proposition and Connective