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Geometry A Unit 2 Review
Pearson Unit 2 vocabulary and definitions
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Mathematics
10/13/2012

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 conclusion
Definition
 The conclusion is the part of the if-then statement that follows then.
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 conditional
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 A conditional is an if-then statement.
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 contrapositive
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 The contrapostitive of the conditional "if p, then q" is the conditional "if no q, then not p." A conditional and its contrapositive always have the same truth value.
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 converse
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 The statement obtained by reversing the hypothesis and conclusion of a conditional.
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 deductive reasoning
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 Deductive reasoning is a process of reasoning logically from given facts to a conclusion.
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 equivalent statements
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 Equivalent statements are statements with the same truth value.
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 hypothesis
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 In an if-then statement(conditional), the hypothesis is the part that follows if.
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 inverse
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 The inverse of the conditional "if p then q" is the conditional "if not p then not q".
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 Law of Detachment
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 Law of Syllogism
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 negation
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 The negation of a statement
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 paragraph proof
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 proof
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 Properties of Congruence
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 Properties of Equality
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 Reflexive Property
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 Symmetric Property
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 theorem
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 Transitive Property
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 truth value
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 two-column proof
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 vertical angle
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