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If (X - 1) ^2 <= 1 Is |X-1| < 1

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14 Jul 2006, 08:19
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If (X - 1) ^2 <= 1

Is |X-1| < 1 ?

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14 Jul 2006, 09:25
rkatl wrote:
If (X - 1) ^2 <= 1
Is |X-1| < 1 ?

could be or could not be.

(X - 1)^2 <= 1
o<= x=>2

if x = 2, |X-1| = 1.
if x = 0.5, |X-1| < 1.

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14 Jul 2006, 09:40
agree. its E in the GMAT form.

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14 Jul 2006, 11:44
rkatl wrote:
If (X - 1) ^2 <= 1

Is |X-1| < 1 ?

(X - 1) ^2 <= 1 gives you -1<=(X-1)<=1 i.e 0<=X<=2
With the above values

|X-1| <= 1 is TRUE and
|X-1| < 1 may be TRUE or FALSE

Watch for the equal sign.
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Re: modules-inequalities   [#permalink] 14 Jul 2006, 11:44
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