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Determine whether the statement (3) follows from statement (1) and (2) by the law of detachment or the law of syllogism. If it does, state which law was used. If it does not, write invalid.

(1) if you study you will be smart
(2) if you are smart you will win the spelling bee
(3) if you study math you will win the spelling bee

Select one

A. Invalid
B. Yes, law of syllogism
C. Yes law of detachment

I believe it is A. Invalid

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  1. I agree. It looks like a syllogism, but there are too many things wrong.

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