Posted by Cheyenne on Tuesday, August 30, 2011 at 5:31pm.
The inverse of conditional A is given below. Write conditional A, its converse,and its contrapositive. Explain your reasoning.
If I received a detention,then I did not arrive at school on time.
- Geometry - MathMate, Tuesday, August 30, 2011 at 6:30pm
p=I receive a detention
q=I did not arrive at school on time
the given proposition is therefore:
contrapositive = ¬q -> ¬p
inverse = ¬p -> ¬q
converse = q -> p
1. the inverse of the inverse of A is A itself.
2.the proposition and its contrapositive are logically equivalent.
3.the inverse and the converse are logically equivalent. BUT the proposition and the converse are NOT logically equivalent.
- Geometry - Cheyenne, Tuesday, August 30, 2011 at 6:40pm
- Geometry - MathMate, Tuesday, August 30, 2011 at 9:33pm
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