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Logical Statement - Definition

This page defines logical statement.

Logical statement is a declarative sentence that is either true or false. A statement differs from a sentence in that a sentence is only one formulation of a statement. There may be many sentences expressing the same statement.

Examples of declarative sentences:

  • It is raining.
  • Paris is the capital of France.
  • New York is in the USA.

They can be evaluated as true or false.

Examples of non-declarative sentences:

  • Look!
  • What time is it?

They cannot be evaluated as true or false.