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# If x < 0 and 0 < y < 1, which of the following has

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If x < 0 and 0 < y < 1, which of the following has [#permalink]  20 Jan 2008, 02:37
If x < 0 and 0 < y < 1, which of the following has the greatest value?
A. x^2
B. (xy)^2
C. (x/y)^2
D. x^2/y
E. x^2*y
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Re: exponents [#permalink]  20 Jan 2008, 02:54
C

x: -ve, y is a fraction

A. x^2 = hold
B. (xy)^2 = will be less than A, X^2 is multiplied by fraction sqr
C. (x/y)^2 = will be more than A, X^2 is multiplied by fraction sqr (inverted)
D. x^2/y = will be less than C, X^2 is multiplied by fraction (inverted)
E. x^2*y = will be less than A, X^2 is multiplied by a fraction
Re: exponents   [#permalink] 20 Jan 2008, 02:54
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