Posted by B.B. on Sunday, July 19, 2009 at 5:49pm.
Write the negation of the following: A snowy day is cold. My answer is: A snowy day is not snowy. Is my answer correct?
- Math - Damon, Sunday, July 19, 2009 at 6:45pm
A snowy day is not cold?
- Math - B.B., Sunday, July 19, 2009 at 7:36pm
I meant to say A cold day is not snowy is my answer.
- Math - B.B., Sunday, July 19, 2009 at 11:47pm
Is this correct?
- Math - MathMate, Monday, July 20, 2009 at 9:01am
You have not specified whether the given statement is a sentence, the negation of which was provided by Damon. If it is a proposition, which would have been stated as follows:
If it snows, then it is cold.
The negation of the above proposition would be:
If it is not cold, it is not snowing.
- Math - Anonymous, Tuesday, July 21, 2009 at 4:50am
A snowy day is cold.
Well, if it is in logic form then
Hypothesis: If snowy, then cold.
Converse: If cold, then snowy. (maybe)
Inverse: If not snowy, then not cold. (maybe)
Contrapositive: If not cold, then not snowy. (true if hypothesis is true)
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