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### Gauthmathier9966

Grade 9 · 2020-12-03

Use the contrapositive to write a statement logically equivalent to "If you don't eat your meat, then you can't have any pudding."

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### Gauthmathier1349

Grade 9 · 2020-12-03

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Therefore, an equivalent statement is "If you can have any pudding, then you do eat your meat."

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*Solution*Let

p: You do eat your meat.

q: You can have any pudding.

The given statement written symbolically is

～p\xrightarrow[]{}～q

The contrapositive of the statement is

q\xrightarrow[]{}p

Therefore, an equivalent statement is "If you can have any pudding, then you do eat your meat."

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