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If p is a nonpositive number, then for what value of p does the expression 77 – 6p holds the minimum value? A. 77/12 B. 77/6 C. 12 D. 0 E. 77/6
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776p is always positive. Hence We need a number, which results 776p to zero Hence P should be 77/6 Then 776*77/6 = 0 B should be the answer. EgmatQuantExpert, I think the P should be a nonnegative number.
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if p is a non positive number then it can be either negative or zero. if we take a negative value for p then the expression will increase. if p=0 then we get the minimum value of expression as 77.



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simply plugin answer options and solve ; we see at B ; 77/6 we get 0 which is min value.. EgmatQuantExpertquestion has mentioned p is a non+ve number so how come option B is +ve? a non+ve number can be any number from range 0 to infinity isnt it? i think it should be non negative number that way range of p will be from 0 to +ve infinity.. EgmatQuantExpert wrote: If p is a nonpositive number, then for what value of p does the expression 77 – 6p holds the minimum value? A. 77/12 B. 77/6 C. 12 D. 0 E. 77/6



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If we consider the question just the way it is stated, then it should be D.
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EgmatQuantExpert wrote: If p is a nonpositive number, then for what value of p does the expression 77 – 6p holds the minimum value? A. 77/12 B. 77/6 C. 12 D. 0 E. 77/6 Considering the question is correct, p can have values less than zero. For any non negative p, the answer tends towards maximum value> (77+6p), hence for p=0 it holds the least value of the expression= l77l=77. OA D.
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Solution Given:In this question, we are given that • The number p is a nonpositive number. To find:We need to determine • The value of p, for which the expression 77 – 6P holds the minimum value. Approach and Working:As we are trying to minimise the value of the expression 77 – 6p, our aim should be to minimise the value of 77 – 6p. • The value of 77 – 6p will be minimum, when 6p will be maximum • The value of 6p will be maximum, when the value of p will be maximum Now, we also know that p is a nonpositive number. • Therefore, the maximum value of p = 0 Hence, the correct answer is option D. Answer: D
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25 May 2019, 06:18
p has to be negative or zero as per question.
Any negative value will add up on top of 77 will give the results which is greater than 77 Only when p = 0 the value of expression becomes 77 6*0 = 77 which is lowest.
Hence value of p = 0 when the whole expression is minimum = 77




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