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# If x and y are two-digit integers such that x > 40 and

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Director
Joined: 20 Sep 2006
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If x and y are two-digit integers such that x > 40 and [#permalink]

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27 Aug 2008, 18:42
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If x and y are two-digit integers such that x > 40 and y<70, which of the following is closest to the maximum possible value of xy ?
(A) 700
(B) 2,800
(C) 4,000
(D) 7,000
(E) 28,000

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27 Aug 2008, 18:49
nm .. I think I know where I missed this.

Max value for X can be 99 and for Y can be 69. hence ans D.

I missed that 2-digit number part. (Grrrrrrrrrrrr!)
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27 Aug 2008, 23:57
YES, EVEN I MISSED THAT TWO DIGIT NO.. THING. MY MIND HAD GONE TO -> INFINITY
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28 Aug 2008, 10:12
D.

Backsolve starting with E, which is too large for multiplication by two two digit numbers.

D- 7000 is equal to 70* 100 or 69* 99

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Re: DS Maximum value   [#permalink] 28 Aug 2008, 10:12
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