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stuckhelp
 one year ago
what does a good definition mean for geometry?
stuckhelp
 one year ago
what does a good definition mean for geometry?

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stuckhelp
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0im asking how to determine a statement is a good definition

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0It means you can switch the hypothesis and the conclusion and it will be correct both ways. Really, a good definition is always a biconditional.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0A good geometry definition will classify, quantify, and not have a counterexample. Once a term is defined, it can be used in future definitions. For Ex: Once parallel lines are defined, they can be used in the definition of a parallelogram

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@tracyplays Good point! It is also a good definition if it does not have a counterexample.

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0This page may help https://quizlet.com/13907502/geometryunit2propertiesofagooddefinitionandpolygonsflashcards/ scroll down to the bottom

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Stuckhelp In your example, "a newspaper has articles you read" The counterexample would be: You can read an article in a book or other source. A good definition would be completely true, with an "if an only if."
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