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Which of the following statements says that a number is between 3 and 3?
a.) x = 3
b.) x < 3
c.) x > 3



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jim_thompson5910
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Hint:
x < k means k < x < k
x > k means x < k or x > k
k is some positive number

jollysailorbold
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so it's c.) x > 3?

jim_thompson5910
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x > 3 turns into x < 3 or x > 3

jim_thompson5910
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in this case, k = 3

jollysailorbold
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oh, never mind. It would be x < 3 because 3 < x < 3, yes?

jim_thompson5910
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you got it

jollysailorbold
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Yay, thank you:)

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you're welcome