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"some", "all", "most" etc....what's all that mean in LR?
« on: August 04, 2004, 02:32:09 AM »
I have real problems when the problems get really long and/or throw in lots of "some", "all", and "most" clauses; i just don't really know how to symbolize all that logic

Another poster put that up. I agree with it. I have trouble with these wordings that involve degrees. How do you translate them? Is there a resource on this?

What I'm looking for is an explanation. I read/heard, for example, that "some" might mean "a few" or even "all". That "all" means everything. What about "most"?

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Re: "some", "all", "most" etc....what's all that mean in LR?
« Reply #2 on: August 04, 2004, 10:20:38 AM »
Green you are pure evil, reminds me about my first post on Sufficient and Necessary...

Ut - Someone told me this... Some means AT LEAST ONE, All means EVERY ONE OF THEM, and Most means AT LEAST MORE THAN HALF.  This could be helpful but i dont see what the difference is from just turning Some and Most into AT LEAST ONE.
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Re: "some", "all", "most" etc....what's all that mean in LR?
« Reply #3 on: August 04, 2004, 12:41:15 PM »
Another thing that can give people problems is the fact that both SOME and MOST can include ALL, i.e. Say you have 100 things:  Some of them could be 1-100, most could be 51-100, .....
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Re: "some", "all", "most" etc....what's all that mean in LR?
« Reply #4 on: August 04, 2004, 12:59:26 PM »
http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=most

HTH

Yo Green is all that necessary? You got your 168 now let others get theirs. If youre not going to help others I suggest you go sit your fluffy ass in some jacuzzi.

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Re: "some", "all", "most" etc....what's all that mean in LR?
« Reply #5 on: August 04, 2004, 01:05:30 PM »
by some jacuzzi he means AT LEAST ONE.
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Re: "some", "all", "most" etc....what's all that mean in LR?
« Reply #6 on: August 04, 2004, 01:08:40 PM »
All         ---------   equals 100

Not All  ---------   0 to 99 (everything but all)


Some  ---------  equals 1 to 100 (everything but none)

None  --------  equals 0


Not All = Some Are Not

Most = 51-99 (thanks Swifty!)

PM me if it doesn't make sense - I'm dishing this out in a rush.

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Re: "some", "all", "most" etc....what's all that mean in LR?
« Reply #7 on: August 04, 2004, 01:10:07 PM »
Your intelligence drives me crazy...
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Re: "some", "all", "most" etc....what's all that mean in LR?
« Reply #8 on: August 04, 2004, 01:12:39 PM »

the jacuzzi joke was just great.  they do say sense of humor is indicative of  intelligence, don't they?

http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=most

HTH

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Re: "some", "all", "most" etc....what's all that mean in LR?
« Reply #9 on: August 04, 2004, 01:55:23 PM »
Another thing that can give people problems is the fact that both SOME and MOST can include ALL, i.e. Say you have 100 things:  Some of them could be 1-100, most could be 51-100, .....

No, most doesn't include all, at least not in any of the questions I studied. 

For 100 item having quality X:

ALL = 100 have quality X
SOME = 1 - 100 have quality X
MOST = 51 - 99 have quality X
NOT ALL = 0 - 99 have quality X

Which means for both NOT ALL and MOST there is at least 1 item without quality X.