Converse Activity

For each statement below, drag a statement choice that is a converse of the given conditional statement to the blank space. The resulting converse statement may or may not be mathematically correct.

Conditional Statement 1:

Conditional Statement 2:

Conditional Statement 3:

If you are in Houston, then you are in Texas.

The converse of Statement 1 is _________________________________________
A
• If you are not in Houston, then you are not in Texas.
• B
• If you are in Texas, then you are in Houston.
• C
• If you are not in Texas, then you are not in Houston.
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If a triangle is a right triangle, then the square of the longest side of the triangle is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides.

The converse of Statement 2 is
_________________________________________________________
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A
• If a triangle is not a right triangle, then the square of the longest side of the triangle is not equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides.
• B
• A triangle is a right triangle if an only if the square of the longest side of the triangle is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides.
• C
• If the square of the longest side of the triangle is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides, then the triangle is a right triangle.
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If a figure is a rectangle then it has four right angles.

The converse of Statement 3 is _____________________________________________________
A
• If a figure has four right angles, then it is a rectangle.
• B
• If a figure does not have four right angles, then it is not a rectangle.
• C
• If a figure is not a rectangle, then it does not have four right angles.
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