# Shared Flashcard Set

## Details

CHS geometry 2015-2016--vocabulary list 1 quiz questions
sample quiz questions to accompany vocabulary list 1
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Mathematics
05/09/2016

Term
 biconditional (statement)
Definition
 If a conditional statement and its converse are both true, they can be rewritten as a single logical statement called a(n) ______________________________.
Term
 conditional statement
Definition
 “______________________________” is a fancy name for an if-then statement.
Term
 conclusion
Definition
 The part of a conditional statement following the “then” is referred to as the statement’s ______________________________.
Term
 contrapositive
Definition
 The ______________________________ of the statement “If an object is a die, then it has six sides” is “If an object does not have six sides, then it is a not a die.”
Term
 converse
Definition
 The statement “If the corresponding angles formed are congruent, then the two lines cut by a transversal are parallel” is the ______________________________ of “If two lines cut by a transversal are parallel, then the corresponding angles formed are congruent.”
Term
 counterexample
Definition
 A bat would be a(n) ______________________________ for the statement “If an animal has wings, then it is a bird. That’s because a bat has wings, but it is not a bird.”
Term
 deductive reasoning
Definition
 Any number that is two times an integer plus one is an odd number. Sixty-seven is two times the integer thirty-three plus one. Therefore sixty-seven is an odd number. This is an example of ______________________________.
Term
 Euler (or Venn) Diagram
Definition
 The ________________________________________ below shows the relationship among the set of animals, the set of animals that are mammals, and the set of animals that lay eggs. [image]   We call a picture that shows the logical relationships among a number of sets a(n) ______________________________.
Term
 hypothesis
Definition
 In the statement, “If an animal has a backbone, then the animal is a vertebrate,” the clause “animal has a backbone” is the statement’s ______________________________.
Term
 inverse
Definition
 You create a conditional statement’s ____________________ when you negate its hypothesis and conclusion.
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