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# Is x+y > 1 1) x < 8/9 2) y < 1/8

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19 Sep 2011, 07:50
Q: Is x+y > 1

1) x < 8/9

2) y < 1/8

I wound up doing tedious math to get this answer, but I would think that there would be a much quicker way to solve. Any suggestions? Please dont just post your answer to get your posts up on the site.

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19 Sep 2011, 08:38
milanproda wrote:
Q: Is x+y > 1

1) x < 8/9

2) y < 1/8

I wound up doing tedious math to get this answer, but I would think that there would be a much quicker way to solve. Any suggestions? Please dont just post your answer to get your posts up on the site.

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Re: Is x+y>1?   [#permalink] 19 Sep 2011, 08:38
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