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### Gauthmathier6896

Grade 9 · 2020-11-04

"All multiples of 3 are odd."

Which of the following numbers provides a counterexample to the statement above? （ ）

Which of the following numbers provides a counterexample to the statement above? （ ）

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### Gauthmathier4212

Grade 9 · 2020-11-04

Answer

B

Explanation

A counterexample is an example that demonstrates that a certain statement is false. In order to prove that the statement "All multiples of 3 are odd" is false, you need to show that at least one multiple of 3 is

*not*odd. The only number among the choices that is a multiple of 3 and*not*odd is (B) 12.Thanks (168)

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