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For the following DS problem: The operation* represents

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For the following DS problem:

The operation* represents either addition, subtraction, or multiplication of integers,
what is the value of 1*0?
(1) 0*2=2
(2) 2*0=2

does statement answer as well the question . the value of 1*0 Because 2*0=2 so * is addition or subsctraction and for 1-0 or 1+0 will have the same value which is 1?

what do u think?
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New post 25 Sep 2008, 18:24
agree with D.

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New post 25 Sep 2008, 18:39
i think A.

2*0=2 , could be 2+0 or 2-0
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i think A.

2*0=2 , could be 2+0 or 2-0


still 1*0=1 for additon and substraction (1+0=1 or 1-0=1)

So D.
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New post 25 Sep 2008, 20:01
shoot shud have read the question..agree with D
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New post 26 Sep 2008, 00:08
I would say it's D as well..
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New post 26 Sep 2008, 13:21
x2suresh wrote:
fresinha12 wrote:
i think A.

2*0=2 , could be 2+0 or 2-0


still 1*0=1 for additon and substraction (1+0=1 or 1-0=1)

So D.


What a day!

Does either + or - or * means it can be two of them or all three?

I think I was trapped by The operation* represents either addition, subtraction, or multiplication of integers. I discounted B because I read as if * can be only operator
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