   Chapter A.3, Problem 32E Elementary Geometry For College St...

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Section Elementary Geometry For College St...

7th Edition
Alexander + 2 others
ISBN: 9781337614085
Textbook Problem

In Exercises 29 to 32, the claims made are not always true. Cite a counterexample to show why each claims fails.If a ≠ b and b ≠ c , then a ≠ c .

To determine

To prove:

The given claims made are not always true and give counter example.

Explanation

Consider the following claim,

“If ab and bc, then ac.”

The given statement is not always true.

Example:

Let assume that a=3,b=2,c=3

Then substitute these values in the above condition to get the following,

ab32bc23

Then

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