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What does converse mean?

  1. Nov 3, 2008 #1
    I had to deduce that sqrt 2 + sqrt 3 was irrational. The question then asks me is the converse true. Im not sure what this means though.
     
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  3. Nov 3, 2008 #2

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    A conditional statement: If p, Then q.

    The converse of the above conditional statement: If q, Then p.
     
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