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Conclusion
(pg.105) In a conditional statement, the statement that immediately follows the word "then".
Conjecture
(pg. 89) An educated guess based on known information.
Converse
(pg. 107) The statement formed by exchanging the hypothesis and conclusion of a conditional statement.
Counterexample
(pg. 92) An example used to show that a given statement is not always true.
Hypothesis
(pg. 105) In a conditional statement, the statement that immediately follows the word "if".
If-then statement
(pg. 105) A compound statement of the form "if p, then q" where p and q are statements.
Inductive reasoning
(pg. 89) Reasoning that uses a number of specific examples to arrive at a plausible generalization of prediction.
Inverse
(pg. 107) The statement formed by negating both the hypothesis and conclusion of a conditional statement.
Negation
(pg. 97) If a statement is represented by p, the not p is the negation of the statement.
Postulate
(pg. 125) A statement that describes a fundamental relationship between the basic terms of geometry. Postulates are accepted as true without proof.
Proof
(pg. 126) A Logical argument in which each statement you make is supported by a statement that is accepted as true.
Theorem
(pg. 127) A statement or conjecture that can be proven true by undefined terms, definitions, and postulates.