Post a New Question

Math

posted by .

"If Tom buys a red skateboard, then Anne buys pink in-line skates." Which statement below is logically equivalent?
A. If Anne does not buy pink in-line skates, then Tom does not buy a red skateboard.
B. If Tom does not buy a red skateboard, then Anne does not buy pink in-line skates.
C. If Anne buys pink in-line skates, then Tom buys a red skateboard.
D. If Tom buys a red skateboard, then Anne does not buy pink in-line skates.

is it B

  • Math -

    no, it is (A) - the contrapositive

    Just because you know what happens when Tom buys a red skateboard, that does not mean you know anything about what happens when he does not. The inverse is not always true.

Answer This Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Related Questions

More Related Questions

Post a New Question