2.1 Conditional Statements

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2.1 Conditional Statements 2.1 Conditional Statements p. 71
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Conditional Statement Conditional Statement A logical statement with 2 parts 2 parts are called the hypothesis & conclusion Can be written in “if-then” form; such as, “If…, then…” Hypothesis is the part after the word “If” Conclusion is the part after the word “then”
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Ex: Underline the hypothesis & circle the conclusion. If you are a brunette, then you have brown hair. hypothesis conclusion
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Ex: Rewrite the statement in “if-then” form 1. Vertical angles are congruent. If there are 2 vertical angles, then they are congruent. If 2 angles are vertical, then they are congruent. 1. An object weighs one ton if it weighs 2000 lbs. If an object weighs 2000 lbs, then it weighs one ton.
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Counterexample Used to show a conditional statement is false. It must keep the hypothesis true, but It must keep the hypothesis true, but the conclusion false! the conclusion false!
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This note was uploaded on 02/12/2011 for the course MTG 3212 taught by Professor Jackson during the Spring '11 term at University of Florida.

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