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Law of Detachment in Geometry: Definition & Examples

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question 1 of 3

Using the law of detachment, determine the BEST conclusion from the following two statements:

1) If the binding of the book is broken, then the student will need to pay for a new one.

2) The binding of the book is broken.

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1.

Using the law of detachment, determine the BEST conclusion from the following two statements:

1) If you run every day, then you will not be a couch potato.

2) You are a couch potato.

2.

Determine if the third statement is valid by the law of detachment. If not, what should it be for it to be valid.

1) If the taxi driver has a long drive, then the fare will be large.

2) The taxi driver has a long drive.

3) The fare will not be large.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Understand the law of detachment in geometry with this worksheet and quiz. Determine what you know about certain topics such as determining conclusions and following given patterns.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz and worksheet to:

  • Write a correct statement, if necessary, according to the law of detachment
  • Determine the negative of a given statement
  • Identify conclusions from two statements

Skills Practiced

Use the quiz and worksheet to practice the following:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the law of detachment in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how to determine conclusions
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about finding statements that fit according to the law of detachment

Additional Learning

For more information about the law of detachment, review the lesson entitled Law of Detachment in Geometry: Definition & Examples. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define the law of detachment
  • Analyze scenarios
  • Understand what makes a conclusion valid or invalid
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