By Herbert B. Enderton
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F-prefix is a F-prefix of any elementary subformula of F. ** As a direct consequence of Theorem 1 we get the decidability of the class of formulas of C' of the form Vx 1 •• • x n 3y V2 1 •• • 2 m T formula (see ). 50 I where T is a quantifier-free (up to renaming of variables) to some F-prefix. * 4. We shall describe now a modification of the inverse method wich allows us to extend the method to arbitrary formulas of Cr. Let F be of form (1). Number from 1 to 0 the almost elementary formulas ** occurring in F (but not conjunctions D.
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The slash 'I' serves simply to eliminate an operator from further consideration. The other cancellation stroke 'I-I_I', called the split-marker, plays a role in constructing the branch chart. It will be seen that it separates the two wffs governed by the cancelled operator, both from the rest of the formula and from each other. Correspondingly, in an obvious sense, cancelled formulae, uncancelled formulae, indices and cancellation strokes will be said to be included in a split-marker, and indeed, in either the first or second half of it.
A Mathematical Introduction to Logic by Herbert B. Enderton