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# Geometry Chapter 2

TermDefinition
conjecture An unproven statement based on observation
inductive reasoning A process that includes looking for patterns and making conjectures
counterexample A specific example that shows a conjecture is false
conditional statement A type of logical statement that has two parts, a hypothesis and a conclusion
converse Statement formed by switching the hypothesis and conclusion
inverse Statement formed by negating the hypothesis and conclusion
hypothesis The "if" part of the conditional statement
conclusion The "then" part of the conditional statement
negation The opposite of a statement
biconditional statement A statement that contains the phrase "if and only if"
deductive reasoning Uses facts, definitions, properties, and laws of logic to form a logical argument
proof A logical argument that shows a statement is true
theorem A statement that is proven true mathematically
contrapositive Statement formed by switching and negating the hypothesis and conclusion
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