"Formal Logic" Please respond to the following:

Mathematics
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When an if / then statement is true, it is NOT necessarily true that the converse is true. Give an example of an if / then statement that is true, but its converse is NOT true. Discuss the reasoning behind your example.

Apr 11th, 2015

Take the statement "All bats are mammals" which can be restated as the conditional "If something is a bat, then it is a mammal". The contrapositive is not true, however.  "If something is not a mammal, then it is not a bat."

Apr 11th, 2015

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