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"Clean up your room or you'll not get any dessert today," said the father to the child. Let P be "The child cleans up her room," and let Q be "The child gets dessert."

(a) Write the father's statement in symbols, and explain how his statement can be viewed as a proposition, even though it is being used as a command.

(b) Rewrite this proposition in symbols as a logically equivalent implication

(c) Translate the implication in part (b) into English in three different ways that make sense in this context.

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