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# Sq. Root

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If x < 0, then √(-x│x│) is

A. -x
B. -1
C. 1
D. x
E. √x
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OA D IMO A

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28 Oct 2009, 18:31
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If x < 0, then √(-x│x│) is

A. -x
B. -1
C. 1
D. x
E. √x
[Reveal] Spoiler:
OA D IMO A

Should be A not D.

Suppose x = -5
= √(-x│x│)
= √(-(-5)│-5│)
= √(5x5)
= √(25)
= 5

5 = -x = -(-5)
Thats A.
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29 Oct 2009, 04:41
I will choose option A

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Re: Sq. Root   [#permalink] 29 Oct 2009, 04:41
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