give the converse and the contrapositive of both of the following two

a) if the world is round,then no one can fall over the edge

b) if no one is a soldier ,then there can be no war

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- Dec 8th 2008, 09:20 AMana1808converse and contrapositive
give the converse and the contrapositive of both of the following two

a) if the world is round,then no one can fall over the edge

b) if no one is a soldier ,then there can be no war - Dec 8th 2008, 09:26 AMChop Suey
I'll only do a) to give you an idea and I'll leave b for you to do it.

a)Statement: If the world is round, then no one can fall over the edge.

Converse: If no one can fall over the edge, then the world is round.

Contrapositive: If it is false that no one can fall over the edge, then the world is not round.