It is currently 20 Sep 2017, 22:18

Close

GMAT Club Daily Prep

Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track
Your Progress

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Not interested in getting valuable practice questions and articles delivered to your email? No problem, unsubscribe here.

Close

Request Expert Reply

Confirm Cancel

Events & Promotions

Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

QUADRATIC EQN

  post reply Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
Manager
Manager
avatar
Joined: 04 Sep 2006
Posts: 113

Kudos [?]: 60 [0], given: 0

QUADRATIC EQN [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 03 Feb 2009, 11:06
This topic is locked. If you want to discuss this question please re-post it in the respective forum.

Q: In the xy plane is the curve y= -5x^2 +c below x- axis ?
1. c<0
2. the curve passes thru (-2,-22)

pls expn in detail

Kudos [?]: 60 [0], given: 0

Director
Director
avatar
Joined: 29 Aug 2005
Posts: 855

Kudos [?]: 472 [0], given: 7

Re: QUADRATIC EQN [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 03 Feb 2009, 13:13
D?
Question can be rephrased as "is c<0?" as when c<0, y<0.

Kudos [?]: 472 [0], given: 7

SVP
SVP
User avatar
Joined: 07 Nov 2007
Posts: 1795

Kudos [?]: 1032 [0], given: 5

Location: New York
Re: QUADRATIC EQN [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 03 Feb 2009, 21:28
vcbabu wrote:
Q: In the xy plane is the curve y= -5x^2 +c below x- axis ?
1. c<0
2. the curve passes thru (-2,-22)

pls expn in detail



Below x - axis mean y value must be -ve

1) c<0 --definitely y<0 .. curve is below x -axis

2) the curve passes thru (-2,-22)

pass through point y=-22 and x=-22
clearly below x-axis

D
_________________

Your attitude determines your altitude
Smiling wins more friends than frowning

Kudos [?]: 1032 [0], given: 5

Re: QUADRATIC EQN   [#permalink] 03 Feb 2009, 21:28
Display posts from previous: Sort by

QUADRATIC EQN

  post reply Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  


GMAT Club MBA Forum Home| About| Terms and Conditions| GMAT Club Rules| Contact| Sitemap

Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group | Emoji artwork provided by EmojiOne

Kindly note that the GMAT® test is a registered trademark of the Graduate Management Admission Council®, and this site has neither been reviewed nor endorsed by GMAC®.