Which of the following statements are true and which are false? In each case give a valid reason for saying so.
s: If x and y are integers such that x > y, then –x < –y.
x > y
⇒ –x < –y (By a rule of inequality)
Thus, the given statement s is true.
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Solution Which of the Following Statements Are True and Which Are False? in Each Case Give a Valid Reason for Saying So. S: If X And Y Are Integers Such That X > Y, Then –X < –Y. Concept: Validation by Contradiction.