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If x is less than 2 then which of following statements are always true? (a) x is negative (b) x is positive (c) x2 is greater than or equal to 2 (d) x2 is lesser than or equal to 2

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  1. vanessaperezxo
    • one year ago
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    What do you think is the answer?

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    not at all idea

  3. vanessaperezxo
    • one year ago
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    Well, give me your best guess! We can work from there!

  4. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    consider each one in turn (a) - is x necessarily negative?

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    d?

  6. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    1 is less than 2

  7. vanessaperezxo
    • one year ago
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    ok, x can be anything less than 2... so it can be 1, 0, -1, -2, -3 etc.

  8. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    @welshfella ,bt we cant say x will be negative as x can be =1 as well

  9. vanessaperezxo
    • one year ago
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    So out of all the answers I would have to agree that D is the answer unless there is more to the question

  10. vanessaperezxo
    • one year ago
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    Because x could be a negative and it could be a positive so that rules out a and b.

  11. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    yes definitely not a or b

  12. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    yup @vanessaperezxo

  13. vanessaperezxo
    • one year ago
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    The question is telling you that x is less that 2 (x<2) so there is no possible way that the answer is c... because x can NOT be greater than 2

  14. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    now as for c x can be 1 and 1^2 = 1

  15. vanessaperezxo
    • one year ago
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    So, that leaves you with D

  16. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    but if x = 1.9 x^2 = 3.61

  17. anonymous
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    :( ....den what is the ans

  18. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    none are always true

  19. vanessaperezxo
    • one year ago
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    @welshfella but remember the question is telling you that x is less than 2.. so.. c is saying that x is greater than 2

  20. vanessaperezxo
    • one year ago
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    tbh d only makes sense because it says anything less than 2... but it also says less than or equal to and the problem doesn't tell you it's equal to it

  21. vanessaperezxo
    • one year ago
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    If I could pick 2 I would go with a and b because it could be positive or negative.

  22. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    no neither of them are always true - that's the key word ALWAYS

  23. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    are you sure you have the questsion correct @yashiii

  24. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    yup question is correct @welshfella

  25. vanessaperezxo
    • one year ago
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    And the answers are correct too?

  26. anonymous
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    yup dr

  27. vanessaperezxo
    • one year ago
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    ohhh wait! I got it!

  28. welshfella
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    if we take the answers as they are written then none of them are always true.

  29. vanessaperezxo
    • one year ago
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    in this answer you can pick more than one! So the answer is A and B.... Because it is asking which one is ALWAYS TRUE.. A and B are always true... always

  30. vanessaperezxo
    • one year ago
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    Because x can be a positive so thats true.. but x can also be a negative, which is also true!

  31. vanessaperezxo
    • one year ago
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    @yashiii

  32. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    okay dr

  33. vanessaperezxo
    • one year ago
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    @yashiii do you get it?

  34. anonymous
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    yup..i got it :) ..thnkew so mch

  35. vanessaperezxo
    • one year ago
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    No problem! Don't forget to fan and medal! :)

  36. anonymous
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    hehheh..check it out .i have already done it :)

  37. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    I guess i'm being ignored....

  38. vanessaperezxo
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    Thank you! @yashiii

  39. vanessaperezxo
    • one year ago
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    @welshfella no your not, We payed attention

  40. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    not at all... @welshfella ..y u r thinking so ..

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