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A well-formed formula of the propositional calculus is in conjunctive normal form when it is of the form A & B &…where each of A, B…is a formula consisting of a disjunction of atomic propositions or negations of atomic propositions (e.g. pq ⋁ ¬r…). In disjunctive normal form it is a disjunction of conjuncts subject to the same condition.

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