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# M07 - 23

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21 Sep 2012, 23:30
Which of the following expressions has the greatest value?

A 0.456

B $$\frac{1}{2}$$ - $$\frac{1}{2^4}$$

C $$\frac{300}{650}$$

D $$\frac{60}{19}$$

E $$\sqrt{0.17}$$

Could some expert please tell me what is the shortest way to do such problems? I used brute force, but that takes a lot of time.

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22 Sep 2012, 11:09
negative,
Every other option other than D would result in a number <1 and d is >3.....
Why bother calculating
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Re: M07 - 23   [#permalink] 22 Sep 2012, 11:09
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