# Converse of a conditional statement

The converse of a conditional statement exchange the hypothesis and the conclusion. What is the converse of this conditional?

If you have a driver license, then you can drive a car by yourself.

The converse is

If you can drive a car by yourself, then you have a driver license.

In the lesson about conditional statement, we said that the symbol that we use to represent a conditional is p q

The converse of p q   is  →p

## Other examples showing the converse of a conditional statement

Conditional : If the measure of an angle is 30 degrees, then the angle is acute.
Converse: If an angle is acute, then the measure of the angle is 30 degrees.

Conditional : If a figure is a rectangle, then it has four sides.
Converse : If a figure has four sides, then the figure is a rectangle.

Conditional : If a triangle is a right triangle, then the measure of one angle is 90 degrees.
Converse : If one angle of a triangle measures 90 degrees, then the triangle is a right triangle.

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