Geometry: Common Core (15th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0133281159
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Chapter 2 - Reasoning and Proof - 2-3 Biconditionals and Definitions - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 101: 10


Converse: If $|x|=3$, then $x=3$. The converse is not true, so the statement cannot be written as a biconditional. The number $-3$ is a counterexample that proves the converse false.

Work Step by Step

To write the converse of a conditional statement, write a new conditional statement that switches the hypothesis and conclusion.
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