# SOLUTION: What is the p and the q in If-Then statements,and in postulates?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Geometry proofs Question 314662: What is the p and the q in If-Then statements,and in postulates?Answer by Fombitz(13828)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!p and q are variables that can have the value of TRUE or FALSE. As examples, p:The sun is in the sky. q:5>0 r:The Celtics beat the Lakers. s:Jim is smart. t:The vuvzelas at the World Cup games are annoying. . . . They take the place of the actual statements like x and y in algebraic expressions so that you can apply math logic rules without having to lug around entire statements.