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anonymous

  • 4 years ago

indicate wheter the conjecture is true or false if false provide a counterexample? if a/b > 0 , then a >0 and b >0 thanks in advance :)

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  1. anonymous
    • 4 years ago
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    True

  2. anonymous
    • 4 years ago
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    thank you

  3. Zarkon
    • 4 years ago
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    a=-1 and b=-1

  4. anonymous
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    hmmm...It's false in that case. My bad, sorry.

  5. anonymous
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    thanks guys :)

  6. Directrix
    • 4 years ago
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    This conjecture is false. If a mathematical statement is false for one case, it is said to be false. A counterexample would be two negatives as Zarkon wrote.

  7. anonymous
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    what would another counter exampe be? van there be more?

  8. anonymous
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    can*

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