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# weird inequalities problem ?

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Hi guys,
Can anyone please shed some light on this?

10^(-1)(n-1) 2

however, if I use the decimal form of 1/10 (otherwise known as 10^-1)

0.1^(n-1) 2 ??? all I've done is used decimal form

I've attached the original question, it's statement 2 I am trying to figure out (although I can get the correct answer by using numbers)
why doesn't it work if I use 0.1(n-2) < 0.1

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Re: weird inequalities problem ?  [#permalink]

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03 Feb 2018, 05:21
mrcentauri wrote:
Hi guys,
Can anyone please shed some light on this?

10^(-1)(n-1) 2

however, if I use the decimal form of 1/10 (otherwise known as 10^-1)

0.1^(n-1) 2 ??? all I've done is used decimal form

I've attached the original question, it's statement 2 I am trying to figure out (although I can get the correct answer by using numbers)
why doesn't it work if I use 0.1(n-2) < 0.1

Discussed here: if-n-is-a-positive-integer-is-1-10-n-129176.html Hope it helps.

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