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Write the converse and contra positive of the statement "If it is hot outside then you feel thirsty."

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  • Converse of the statement "If $p$ then $q$." is "If $q$ then $p$."
  • Contra positive of the statement "If $p$ then $q$" is " If ~ $q$ then ~ $p$."
The given statement is
"If it is hot outside then you feel thirsty.
Here $p$ : It is hot outside.
$q$ : you feel thirsty.
~ $p$ : It is not hot outside.
~ $q$ : You do not feel thirsty .
The converse of the given statement is
If $q$ then $p$.
i.e., If you feel thirsty then it is hot out side.
The contra positive of the given statement is
If you do not feel thirsty then it is not hot out side.
answered Aug 16, 2014 by rvidyagovindarajan_1
edited Aug 16, 2014 by rvidyagovindarajan_1
 

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