**2.2: Conditional Statements**

**Definitions:**

**conditional statement**- a statement that can be written in the form “if p, then q.”

**hypothesis-**this is the part p of a conditional statement following the word if.

**conclusion**- this is the part q of a conditional statement following the word then.

**converse-**the statement formed by exchanging the hypothesis and conclusion.

**inverse**- the statement formed by negating the hypothesis and the conclusion.

**contra-positive**- the statement formed by both exchanging and negating the hypothesis and conclusion.

**Examples:**