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# If a<y<z<b

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30 Jan 2009, 11:43
If a<y<z<b; is ! y-a! < !y-b!
a. !z-a!<!z-b!
b. !y-a!<!z-b!

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30 Jan 2009, 12:01
i get D..think of in terms of distance

we know a<y<z<b

1) |z-a|<|z-b| just says B is further away from z than z is to a

2) similar reasoning
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30 Jan 2009, 12:45
[quote="shobuj40"]If a distance between y an a
|y-b| --> distance between y an b

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