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But there is no need to consider these cases, because these connectives are redundant: Q ∨ R is equivalent to ∼ (∼ Q∧ ∼ R), Q → R is equivalent to ∼ (Q∧ ∼ R), and Q ↔ R is equivalent to (Q → R) ∧ (R → Q). In proofs of this sort, one almost always uses such equivalences in order to deal with only a couple of connectives instead of five. The most convenient combinations are {∧, ∼}, {∨, ∼}, and {→, ∼}. In the same way, it suffices to consider either one of the quantifiers rather than both of them.

In order to complete the axiomatization of first-order PA, we must replace the concise form of induction given above with the so-called predicate form: for each L-formula P(n) with the free variable n (and possibly other free variables), we include the axiom 7 . [P(0) ∧ ∀n(P(n) → P(S(n)))] → ∀nP(n). This works well for many purposes, but it does have two drawbacks. One is that the single induction axiom has been replaced by an infinite list of axioms (a so-called axiom schema), a situation that cannot be avoided if we stay in the language L.

So this statement has the free variables x and y. The first and second occurrences of y are bound. Thus y is both free and bound in this statement. Generally, this situation can and should be avoided, as we will soon see. Definitions. Given a statement P, a generalization of P is formed by putting any finite (possibly empty) sequence of universal quantifiers in front of P. A universal closure of P is a generalization of P that is closed. Notation. Notation such as P(x) and P(x, y) is used to convey that the variables shown in parentheses might be free in the statement P.