   Chapter 2.CT, Problem 3CT ### Elementary Geometry for College St...

6th Edition
Daniel C. Alexander + 1 other
ISBN: 9781285195698

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Section ### Elementary Geometry for College St...

6th Edition
Daniel C. Alexander + 1 other
ISBN: 9781285195698
Textbook Problem
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# To prove a theorem of the form "If P, then Q" by the indirect method, the first line of the proof should read: Suppose that ___________ is true.

To determine

To find:

The required statement.

Explanation

Procedure used:

The first statement for an indirect proof is the negation of the conclusion.

Approach:

The given statement is P then Q that means conclusion is Q. Thus, the first statement for an indirect proof is “suppose not Q

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