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# Is x > 0? (1) x^2 > 0 (2) |x| > 0

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Re: Is x > 0? (1) x^2 > 0 (2) |x| > 0 [#permalink]
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why is statement 2 not sufficient ?
Doesnt it mean that mod of x = +ve ?
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1) x=5 , |x|=5 or |x|>0
2) x=-5 , |x|=-(-5)=5 or |x|>0
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Re: Is x > 0? (1) x^2 > 0 (2) |x| > 0 [#permalink]
Can someone explain how to calculate range of option b? option a is simple < and >. But what if we have mod on left side?
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