Bunuel wrote:

If x is a negative integer, which of the following must be a negative integer?

A. x + 1

B. x/2+3

C. x^4

D. x – y

E. x^11

1. -ve \({number }^{odd}\) =

-ve \(number\)

2. -ve \({number }^{even}\) =

+ve \(number\)

A. x + 1

If x = -1 result will be 0, so this can be a non negative number.

B. x/2+3

Result depends on the value of x , if x is a negative even < -6 then only result will be -ve

C. x^4

Follows rule 1, result will always be +ve

D. x –

yy is an unknown number we can not comment.

E. x^11

Follows rule 2.

-ve \({number }^{even}\) =

+ve \(number\)

Hence this answer is option (E)stonecold wrote:

What does "This will depend on the value ofx" ( I feel this will be y ) in the 4 option mean?

is it a typo?

Me too with you.

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Abhishek....

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