Given statements in (a) and (b). Identify the statements given below as contrapositive or converse of each other.

(a) If you live in Delhi, then you have winter clothes.

(i) If you do not have winter clothes, then you do not live in Delhi.

(ii) If you have winter clothes, then you live in Delhi.

(b) If a quadrilateral is a parallelogram, then its diagonals bisect each other.

(i) If the diagonals of a quadrilateral do not bisect each other, then the quadrilateral is not a parallelogram.

(ii) If the diagonals of a quadrilateral bisect each other, then it is a parallelogram.

Asked by Pragya Singh | 11 months ago |  115

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Solution :-

(a) If you live in Delhi, then you have winter clothes.

(i) If you do not have winter clothes, then you do not live in Delhi [Contrapositive of statement (a)]

(ii) If you have winter clothes, then you live in Delhi [Converse of statement (a)]

(b) If a quadrilateral is a parallelogram, then its diagonals bisect each other.

(i) If the diagonals of a quadrilateral do not bisect each other, then the quadrilateral is not a parallelogram [Contrapositive of statement (b)]

(ii) If the diagonals of a quadrilateral bisect each other, then it is a parallelogram [Converse of statement (b)]

Answered by Abhisek | 11 months ago

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