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If mn≠0, what is the value of m+1/m-n+1/n?

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If mn≠0, what is the value of \(\frac{m+1}{m}-\frac{n+1}{n}\)?

1) m=n
2) m=1

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Originally posted by MathRevolution on 28 Feb 2017, 01:42.
Last edited by Bunuel on 02 Mar 2017, 05:20, edited 1 time in total.
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==> If you modify the original condition and the question, you get \(\frac{m+1}{m}-\frac{n+1}{n}=\frac{n(m+1)-m(n+1)}{mn}= \frac{nm+n-mn-m}{mn}=\frac{n-m}{mn}=?\). Then, for con 1), m=n, so n-mmn=0, hence it is unique and sufficient.

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==> If you modify the original condition and the question, you get \(\frac{m+1}{m}-\frac{n+1}{n}=\frac{n(m+1)-m(n+1)}{mn}= \frac{nm+n-mn-m}{mn}=\frac{n-m}{mn}=?\). Then, for con 1), m=n, so n-mmn=0, hence it is unique and sufficient.

The answer is A.
Answer: A


MathRevolution : The correct option is A but the OA marked in the question is B, can you please correct it ?
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==> If you modify the original condition and the question, you get \(\frac{m+1}{m}-\frac{n+1}{n}=\frac{n(m+1)-m(n+1)}{mn}= \frac{nm+n-mn-m}{mn}=\frac{n-m}{mn}=?\). Then, for con 1), m=n, so n-mmn=0, hence it is unique and sufficient.

The answer is A.
Answer: A


MathRevolution : The correct option is A but the OA marked in the question is B, can you please correct it ?


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