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If m/5>1 , then which of the following must be true? A. m>5 B. m<5 C. m=5 D. m not equal to 5 E. m<(5)
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21 Oct 2010, 14:26
jimmy86 wrote: If m/5>1 , then which of the following must be true? A. m>5 B. m<5 C. m=5 D. m not equal to 5 E. m<(5) I feel the answer is debatable , so felt i should post it and get it reviewed. m/5>1 Hence m > 5 Which means either m>5 or m<5 A. m>5 : Can be true (m=6) or false (m=6) B. m<5 : Can be true (m=6) or false (m=6) C. m=5 : Cannot be true. m is either >5 or <5 D. m not equal to 5 : Has to be true as m is either >5 or <5 E. m<(5) : Can be true (m=6) or false (m=6) So no ambiguity, answer is (d)
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shrouded1 wrote: jimmy86 wrote: If m/5>1 , then which of the following must be true? A. m>5 B. m<5 C. m=5 D. m not equal to 5 E. m<(5) I feel the answer is debatable , so felt i should post it and get it reviewed. m/5>1 Hence m > 5 Which means either m>5 or m<5 A. m>5 : Can be true (m=6) or false (m=6) B. m<5 : Can be true (m=6) or false (m=6) C. m=5 : Cannot be true. m is either >5 or <5 D. m not equal to 5 : Has to be true as m is either >5 or <5 E. m<(5) : Can be true (m=6) or false (m=6) So no ambiguity, answer is (d) I am still not convinced... we get m>5 from solving the inequality thus m>5 or m<5 has to be true cause we derived it from a stated inequality. Although i am certainly convinced with D. So is the logic difference between MUST BE TRUE and CAN BE TURE??
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Yes, it's because the Q says must be true that ww have to rule out m>5 Posted from my mobile device
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jimmy86 wrote: shrouded1 wrote: jimmy86 wrote: If m/5>1 , then which of the following must be true? A. m>5 B. m<5 C. m=5 D. m not equal to 5 E. m<(5) I feel the answer is debatable , so felt i should post it and get it reviewed. m/5>1 Hence m > 5 Which means either m>5 or m<5 A. m>5 : Can be true (m=6) or false (m=6) B. m<5 : Can be true (m=6) or false (m=6) C. m=5 : Cannot be true. m is either >5 or <5 D. m not equal to 5 : Has to be true as m is either >5 or <5 E. m<(5) : Can be true (m=6) or false (m=6) So no ambiguity, answer is (d) I am still not convinced... we get m>5 from solving the inequality thus m>5 or m<5 has to be true cause we derived it from a stated inequality. Although i am certainly convinced with D. So is the logic difference between MUST BE TRUE and CAN BE TURE?? correct. M > 5 can be true but not must be true.



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If m/5>1 , then which of the following must be true?
A. m>5 B. m<5 C. m=5 D. m not equal to 5 E. m<(5)
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Bunuel wrote: jlgdr wrote: If m/5>1 , then which of the following must be true?
A. m>5 B. m<5 C. m=5 D. m not equal to 5 E. m<(5) \(\frac{m}{5}>1\) > \(m>5\) > \(m<5\) or \(m>5\). Answer: D. Or, you can simply notice that if m=5, then m/5=1, which violates m/5>1. I got the right anser but i'm still not satisfied what if m is 1 then 1/5 < 1



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Bunuel wrote: jlgdr wrote: If m/5>1 , then which of the following must be true?
A. m>5 B. m<5 C. m=5 D. m not equal to 5 E. m<(5) \(\frac{m}{5}>1\) > \(m>5\) > \(m<5\) or \(m>5\). Answer: D. Or, you can simply notice that if m=5, then m/5=1, which violates m/5>1. hi, I'm sorry but I don't understand why the answer is not A. if M is negative, it would violate the [m/5]>1 as well, so why is it M not greater than 5? Thank you in advance for explaining!



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yeshuz92 wrote: Bunuel wrote: jlgdr wrote: If m/5>1 , then which of the following must be true?
A. m>5 B. m<5 C. m=5 D. m not equal to 5 E. m<(5) \(\frac{m}{5}>1\) > \(m>5\) > \(m<5\) or \(m>5\). Answer: D. Or, you can simply notice that if m=5, then m/5=1, which violates m/5>1. hi, I'm sorry but I don't understand why the answer is not A. if M is negative, it would violate the [m/5]>1 as well, so why is it M not greater than 5? Thank you in advance for explaining! Notice that in \(\frac{m}{5}>1\), m/5 is in modulus. Now, if m is say 10, then we'd have \(\frac{10}{5}=2>1\). Does this make sense?
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Bunuel wrote: jlgdr wrote: If m/5>1 , then which of the following must be true?
A. m>5 B. m<5 C. m=5 D. m not equal to 5 E. m<(5) \(\frac{m}{5}>1\) > \(m>5\) > \(m<5\) or \(m>5\). Answer: D. Or, you can simply notice that if m=5, then m/5=1, which violates m/5>1. I got the right answer but just because I eliminated some... Meaning, what I actually got is that M<5 and M>5 so basically A and E are right too, but since that said the same thing i picked does not equal to 5 which is true as welll but so are the other 2 options... hence I do not fully understand it... Thank you so much.



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Why can't the answer be A. M>5 would meet the need of the problem. Isn't it? For that matter D does not fully answer it. For example, if M is 4 ("which is also not equal to 5") doesn't fit the problem.
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one thing we can say seeing the expression is that whatever might be the sign of m be it would not be equal to 5 , since value of m irrespective of being > or< 5 . and m/5>1 would be valid only when m not equal to 5 IMO D jimmy86 wrote: If m/5>1 , then which of the following must be true?
A. m>5 B. m<5 C. m=5 D. m not equal to 5 E. m<(5)
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