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 2 years ago
Explain whether it is always true that a difference between two numbers is smaller than either of the numbers. Give an example to justify your answer.
 2 years ago
Explain whether it is always true that a difference between two numbers is smaller than either of the numbers. Give an example to justify your answer.

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cookies
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0hey thechoco ur my fan but i never talk to u how come

thechocoluver445
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Let's say you want the difference of 12 and 6. 126 = 6 Not always 20 and 10? 2010 = 10 10=10, so not always 4 and 3? 43 = 1 In this case, sometimes it is true.

thechocoluver445
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1@cookies because you answered a question well

thechocoluver445
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1lol, no probs :)

shandelman
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The chocoluver is right, but there's an even more dramatic example: 10  (20) = 30. In this example, the difference is actually *larger* than both numbers!
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