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The number of integers values of 'x', for which (3-(10 -x^(1/2)

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The number of integer values of 'x', for which \((3-(10 -x^{\frac{1}{2}})^{\frac{1}{2}})^{\frac{1}{2}}\) is a real number, lies between :

(A) 89 and 95
(B) 94 and 100
(C) 99 and 105
(D) 104 and 110
(E) 109 and 115
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Can anyone please tell, how to attempt this question.


Hi..
attempt this by ensuring the part under square root is NOT <0

so the solution would be

\((3-(10 -x^{\frac{1}{2}})^{\frac{1}{2}})^{\frac{1}{2}}\)

so \(\sqrt{10-x^{1/2}}\geq{0}.................\sqrt{x}\leq{10}...............x\leq{100}\)

Also \(\sqrt{10-x^{1/2}}\leq{3}....................10-\sqrt{x}\leq{9}.............\sqrt{x}\geq{1}..........x\geq{1}\)

so values are from 1 to 100, so 100 values

since we are looking for a choice which includes 100 in the range
C. between 99 to 104 is the answer
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New post 19 Jul 2018, 01:17
the question is testing real numbers.. should I be worried about this one?
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