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# K is a nonzero integer. Is K<0? (1) |K-|K||=0 (2) K^K=K^3

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K is a nonzero integer. Is K<0? (1) |K-|K||=0 (2) K^K=K^3 [#permalink]  06 Jun 2003, 01:23
K is a nonzero integer. Is K<0?
(1) |K-|K||=0
(2) K^K=K^3
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Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 0

I get that k=0 from A.

Thus A is sufficient b/c we know that k isnt <0.

Is this correct.
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Kudos [?]: 3 [0], given: 0

actually, from 1), K can be any positive integer and 0. This doesn't change the answer tho...still A
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Kudos [?]: 12527 [0], given: 3833

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Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 0

skoper wrote:
actually, from 1), K can be any positive integer and 0. This doesn't change the answer tho...still A

Why don't you think that it could be D?
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Kudos [?]: 3 [0], given: 0

can't be D

from 2) K can be -1 or 1
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Kudos [?]: 76 [0], given: 0

It is given that K is a nonzero integer
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