# Shared Flashcard Set

## Details

Geometry's Big Twelve
Twelve items Ms. Hutton needs you to study.
12
Mathematics
10/04/2007

Term
 negation
Definition
 to write the negative of a statement. When you negate the hypothesis and conclusion, a "~" symbol appears before the "p" or "q"
Term
 perpendicular lines
Definition
 two lines that intersect to form a right angle.
Term
 biconditional statement
Definition
 a statement that contains the phrase "if and only if". They are true only when the conditional and converse are true. Represented by: p <--> q
Term
 converse
Definition
 a conditioned statement formed by switching the hypothesis and conclusion. Represented by: q --> p
Term
 inverse
Definition
 when you negate the hypothesis and conclusion of a statement. Represented by: ~p --> ~q
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 contrapositive
Definition
 when you negate the hypothesis and conclusion of the converse of a conditional statement. Represented by: ~q --> ~p
Term
 Law of Detachment
Definition
 If p --> q is a true conditional statement and p is true, the q is true.
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 Law of Syllogism
Definition
 If p --> q and q --> r are true conditional statements, then p --> r is true.
Term
 Transitive Property
Definition
 If a = b and b = c, then a = c
Term
 Right Angle Congruence Theorem
Definition
 this states that all right angles are congruent.
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 Linear Pair Postulate
Definition
 this states that if two angles are a linear pair of angles, then they are supplementary.
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 Vertical Angles Theorem
Definition
 If two angles are vertical angles, then they are congruent.
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