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					Mathematician ___________________________Chain of Events
DIRECTIONS:
Step One: Place the statements in a logical order. If they cannot all be placed in a logical order, then the
          conclusion is NO VALID CONCLUSION.
Step Two: Write the resulting conditional statement.

1.   a. If Mindy gets her homework done, then she will practice her piano lesson.
     b. If the family goes to dinner at Texas Roadhouse, then Dad will meet them there.
     c. If Jessica complains to Mom, then Mom is grumpy.
     d. If Dad drives his Corvette, then Mindy rides home with Dad.
     e. If she practices her piano lesson, her little sister, Jessica, complains to Mom.
     f. If Dad and Mindy stop at Starbucks, then they will arrive home late.
     g. If Dad meets the family at Texas Roadhouse, then he drives his Corvette.
     h. If Mindy and Dad arrive home late, then Mindy will be tired.
     i. If Mom does not cook, then the family goes out to eat.
     j. If Mindy rides home with Dad, then they will stop at Starbucks.
     k. If Mom is grumpy, then she does not cook.

Order__________________________________________________
Conditional Statement:_____________________________________________________

2.   a. If the soccer team wins, then the Panthers will be in the regional playoffs.
     b. If Emily misses school, then she has lots of homework.
     c. If Sam goes to the soccer match, then he will cheer for the Panthers.
     d. If the Panthers are in the regional playoffs, then they will play on Friday.
     e. If the Panther soccer team does well, then they will win.
     f. If it rains on Tuesday, then we will not have a baseball game
     g. If Sam cheers for the Panthers, then they will do well.
     h. If there is no baseball game, then Sam will not play.
     i. If the Panthers play soccer on Friday, then Emily will miss school.
     j. If Sam does not play baseball, then he will go to the soccer match.

Order__________________________________________________
Conditional Statement:_____________________________________________________

3.   a. If Sara is nice to Molly, then Molly will not cry.
     b. If Sara needs a new dress, then she will have to spend her own money.
     c. If Sara goes to the dance on Saturday, then she will need a new dress.
     d. If Molly does not cry, then she can go to her friend's house to play after school.
     e. If Molly is not home for dinner, then the family will have take out.
     f. If Sara does not have to do the dishes, then she can go to the dance on Saturday.
     g. If the family has take out, then Sara does not have to do the dishes.
     h. If Sara goes to bed early, she will not be a grouch in the morning.
     i. If Molly plays at Jillian's house after school, then she will not be home for dinner.
     j. If Sara is not a grouch in the morning, then she is nice to her sister, Molly.

Order__________________________________________________
Conditional Statement:_____________________________________________________
4.   a. If your self-esteem improves, you will be more self-confident.
     b. If you are more assertive, then your peers will respect you.
     c. If you receive a good grade, then you will put the paper on the refrigerator door.
     d. If you are more self-confident, then you will be more assertive.
     e. If you go to the beach then, you could get sunburned.
     f. If others congratulate you, then your self-esteem improves.
     g. If you study, then you will know the material.
     h. If you know the material, then you will receive a good grade.
     i. If others see the paper, then they will congratulate you.
     k. If your peer respect you, then your parents will allow you to go to the beach.
     l. If you put the paper on the refrigerator door, then others will see it.

Order__________________________________________________

Conditional Statement:_____________________________________________________

5.   a. If you drive recklessly, then you could be in an accident.
     b. If you get a job, then you will have less time to socialize with your peers.
     c. If you are injured, then you will go to the emergency room.
     d. If I miss work, then I will lose pay.
     e. If your insurance premiums increase, then you will need to get a second job.
     f. If you are in an accident, then you will be injured.
     g. If you go to the emergency room, then you will need to see the doctor for a follow up visit.
     h. If we have less money, then you will need to get a job.
      i. If you are in an accident, then your insurance premiums will increase.
     k. If you see the doctor for a follow up visit, then I will have to miss work.
      l. If your car is loaded with other teenagers, then you will drive recklessly.
     m. If I lose pay, then we will have less money.

Order__________________________________________________

Conditional Statement:_____________________________________________________

Write the conditional statement and converse within each biconditional.
1. Three points are coplanar if and only if they lie in the same plane.


2. A parallelogram is a rectangle if and only if it has four right angles.


3. A lunar eclipse occurs if and only if Earth is between the Sun and the Moon.


For each conditional, write the converse and a biconditional statement.
4. If today is Saturday or Sunday, then it is the weekend.


5. If Greg has the fastest time, then he wins the race.


6. If a triangle contains a right angle, then it is a right triangle.


Write the definition as a biconditional.
7. A circle is the set of all points in a plane that are a fixed distance from a given point.
6.   a.   If get a ticket, then I will have to take Defensive Driving.
     b.   If I buy a danish, then I will eat it while driving to work.
     c.   If I do not wake up on time, then I will be rushed while getting ready for work.
     d.   If I hit the car in front of me, then I will get a ticket.
     e.   If the power goes out, then my alarm clock will not sound at 5:45 am.
     f.   If I stop at the Caffeine Cafe, then I will buy a danish.
     g.   If I have to take Defensive Driving, then I will get a certificate.
     h.   If my alarm clock does not sound at 5:45 am, then I will not wake up on time.
     i.   If I do not see the car stopped in front of me, then I will hit it.
     j.   If I eat the danish while driving, then I will not see the car stopped in front of me.
     k.   If I forget my coffee, then I will have to stop at the Caffeine Cafe.
     l.   If I am rushed getting ready for work, then I may forget to have my coffee.
     m.   If we have a hurricane, then the power will go out.

Order__________________________________________________

Conditional Statement:_____________________________________________________

				
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