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In [[logic]], the phrase '''if and only if''' means "is logically equivalent to", or "is a [[necessary]] and [[sufficient]] condition for". It is often abbreviated '''[[iff]]'''.
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#REDIRECT [[Implication]] [[Category:Logic]]
 
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For any statements '''P''' and '''Q''',
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: '''P''' if and only if '''Q'''
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means the same thing as:
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: '''P''' [[implies]] '''Q''', and '''Q''' implies '''P'''.
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[[Category:Logic]]
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