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What will be the outcome of (x-a)(x-b)(x-c)..................(x-z)

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D. (x-a)^x ,that is (x-a) to the power x.
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What will be the outcome of (x-a)(x-b)(x-c)..................(x-z)

A. Infinity
B. 1
C. 0
D. (x-a)^x ,that is (x-a) to the power x.
E. Insufficient Date to provide answer.


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Ha ! this is a trick question isn't it ?

You have a (x-x) term in there, so answer is 0 or (C)
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New post 04 Oct 2010, 22:16
this is a common question.. and a nice one too.

the ans is 0 because of (x-x)..
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ya but its more of a trick puzzle than a GMAT question though
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ok It is not a GMAT question, but I do not understand the explanation 'x-x' ???
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