You know you're famous when one of two things happens to you: There's a question about you on "Jeopardy!" or in a textbook. For Zach Johnson, he realized Monday the latter had happened.
A fan tweeted to Johnson a problem featuring the '07 Masters champion in a geometry textbook.
— Austin Adams (@AustinA22) October 14, 2013
Here's the problem:
(1) If Zach Johnson’s score is lower than the other golfers at the end of the tournament, then he wins the tournament.
(2) If a golfer wins the Masters Tournament, then he gets a green jacket.[/line-quote]
And, so as not to leave you hanging, here's the answer:[line-quote color="red"]The Law of Syllogism states that if p → q and p → r are true statements, then p → r is a true statement.
Let p = "Zach Johnson’s score is lower than the other golfers at the end of the tournament." Let q ="He wins the tournament." Let r = "He gets a green jacket."
Then by the Law of Syllogism "If Zach Johnson’s score is lower than the other golfers at the end of the tournament, then he gets a green jacket."[/line-quote]
(We didn't know what the Law of Syllogism is. Like we did throughout high school and college, we looked online and found the answer sheet, then copied that. Full credit!)