# If then statement

I don't get the logical grid really

When they say "If A, then B"

They say if both are true, the IF-THEN is true - this I understand,

But I don't understand why and how

-- If A is false and B is true -- -- If A is false and B is false --

• how do these two (on their own, unrelated to each other) make the IF-THEN statement true?

Don't they just make it neutral, i.e. doesn't it make it neither true nor false? Because in reality, if they say "If it rains, then I wear an umbrella", and it doesn't rain (A is false), how are we to prove that he would wear an umbrella if it DID rain, because we don't actually see it since it doesn't actually rain? Maybe I am getting too much into it (probably) but that part they say "this makes it true" is what I don't get. I believe it should be neutral, but I don't know for sure.

If anyone gets me and has an explanation, please.

Note by Desanka Dimitrova
12 months ago

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- 12 months ago

Thanks!

- 12 months ago