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Given that 1/x < -2/3, which of the following cannot be the value of x

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Given that 1/x < -2/3, which of the following cannot be the value of x?

A. -3/2
B. -1
C. -3/4
D. -3/5
E. -1/2

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18 Nov 2016, 04:11
Bunuel wrote:
Given that 1/x < -2/3, which of the following cannot be the value of x?

A. -3/2
B. -1
C. -3/4
D. -3/5
E. -1/2

Given 1/x < -2/3

A. -3/2 if x= -3/2 ==> 1/x=-2/3 cannot be the value of x since 1/x < -2/3
B. -1 if x=-1==> 1/x=-1 < -2/3 True
C. -3/4 if x= -3/4==> 1/x= -4/3 < -2/3 True
D. -3/5 if x=-3/5 ==> 1/x= -5/3 < -2/3 True
E. -1/2 if x=-1/2 ==> x=-2 < -2/3 True

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