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Need help! If a polygon has six sides, then it is called a hexagon. Identify the contrapositive of the conditional statement. A If a polygon is not called a hexagon, then it does not have six sides. B If a polygon does not have six sides, then it is not called a hexagon. C If a polygon has six sides, then it is not called a hexagon. D If a polygon is called a hexagon, then it has six sides.

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    I say it's B

  2. UnkleRhaukus
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    the contrapositive of \[P\implies Q\]is\[\neg Q\implies \neg P\]

  3. UnkleRhaukus
    • one year ago
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    option B is not the CONTRAPOSITIVE, option B is an INVERSION of the original statement; \(\neg P\implies\neg Q\)

  4. anonymous
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    Thanks

  5. UnkleRhaukus
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    The original statement is the implication: If a polygon has six sides, then it is called a hexagon. i.e. If \(P\), then \(Q\)

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Am going with C

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