Logic

Asked by  | 8th Jan, 2010, 07:26: PM

Expert Answer:

If the statement is "if p, then q"

Its contrapositive is " if not q then not p"

Converse of contrapositive is "If not p then not q"  ..................(1)

Statement (comprising of Hypothesis and Conclusion): If p, then q

Inverse of Statement: If not p then not q. .....................(2)

Both (1) and (2) implies the same statement.

Do remember, Hypothesis is only the if part of the statement.

Answered by  | 9th Jan, 2010, 10:49: AM

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