Calculus (3rd Edition)

Published by W. H. Freeman

Appendix A - The Language of Mathematics - Exercises - Page A6: 21

True.

Work Step by Step

The converse statement is: If $x^2 \gt 16$, then $|x|\gt 4$ This statement is always true. For instance, take $x=-5$. Then $x^2=25\gt 16$ and $|-5|=5\gt 4$, which is true.

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