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Theorem consensus 980
Description: The consensus theorem. This theorem and its dual (with and interchanged) are commonly used in computer logic design to eliminate redundant terms from Boolean expressions. Specifically, we prove that the term (𝜓𝜒) on the left-hand side is redundant. (Contributed by NM, 16-May-2003.) (Proof shortened by Andrew Salmon, 13-May-2011.) (Proof shortened by Wolf Lammen, 20-Jan-2013.)
Assertion
Ref Expression
consensus ((((𝜑𝜓) ∨ (¬ 𝜑𝜒)) ∨ (𝜓𝜒)) ↔ ((𝜑𝜓) ∨ (¬ 𝜑𝜒)))

Proof of Theorem consensus
StepHypRef Expression
1 id 22 . . 3 (((𝜑𝜓) ∨ (¬ 𝜑𝜒)) → ((𝜑𝜓) ∨ (¬ 𝜑𝜒)))
2 orc 394 . . . . 5 ((𝜑𝜓) → ((𝜑𝜓) ∨ (¬ 𝜑𝜒)))
32adantrr 740 . . . 4 ((𝜑 ∧ (𝜓𝜒)) → ((𝜑𝜓) ∨ (¬ 𝜑𝜒)))
4 olc 393 . . . . 5 ((¬ 𝜑𝜒) → ((𝜑𝜓) ∨ (¬ 𝜑𝜒)))
54adantrl 739 . . . 4 ((¬ 𝜑 ∧ (𝜓𝜒)) → ((𝜑𝜓) ∨ (¬ 𝜑𝜒)))
63, 5pm2.61ian 817 . . 3 ((𝜓𝜒) → ((𝜑𝜓) ∨ (¬ 𝜑𝜒)))
71, 6jaoi 388 . 2 ((((𝜑𝜓) ∨ (¬ 𝜑𝜒)) ∨ (𝜓𝜒)) → ((𝜑𝜓) ∨ (¬ 𝜑𝜒)))
8 orc 394 . 2 (((𝜑𝜓) ∨ (¬ 𝜑𝜒)) → (((𝜑𝜓) ∨ (¬ 𝜑𝜒)) ∨ (𝜓𝜒)))
97, 8impbii 194 1 ((((𝜑𝜓) ∨ (¬ 𝜑𝜒)) ∨ (𝜓𝜒)) ↔ ((𝜑𝜓) ∨ (¬ 𝜑𝜒)))
Colors of variables: wff setvar class
Syntax hints:  ¬ wn 3  wb 191  wo 377  wa 378
This theorem was proved from axioms:  ax-mp 5  ax-1 6  ax-2 7  ax-3 8
This theorem depends on definitions:  df-bi 192  df-or 379  df-an 380
This theorem is referenced by: (None)
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