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# wat is the value of |x+y| a)|x|=3 b)|y|=2

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wat is the value of |x+y| a)|x|=3 b)|y|=2 [#permalink]  22 Mar 2004, 19:01
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wat is the value of |x+y|

a)|x|=3
b)|y|=2
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recall the traingle inequality: |x+y| <= |x| + |y|

(1) and (2) each alone are not sufficient.
(1) and (2) gives the upper bound of |x+y|

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As we don't know the sign of x and y.
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