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What is the greatest integer that is less than t?

(1) t = 9/4
(2) t = (-3/2)^2
[Reveal] Spoiler: OA

Last edited by Bunuel on 27 Feb 2013, 02:17, edited 1 time in total.
Edited the question and added the OA.

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New post 04 Jan 2008, 06:55
t=9/2=4.5 then greatest integer less than t is 4
t=(-3/2)^2=2.25 then 2 is greatest int less than 2.25

so each statement is enough alone imo

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That's correct, i think i read a little too much into the question. Thanks a lot.

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d, either one can give
actually both gives you t= 9/4

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New post 05 Jan 2008, 07:23
unless theres a trick, it should be D

both statements give you t=9/4, which is just over 2. The largest integer not bigger then t is 1

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so when you divide 9/4 = 2.85 so the greatest integer less than 2.85 is 2? is this correct? Answer D
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Both statements give the same result which is 9/4. greatest integer less than 9/4 will be 2. Is there some hitch there or the question is downright easy :roll:

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Both statements give the same result which is 9/4. greatest integer less than 9/4 will be 2. Is there some hitch there or the question is downright easy :roll:


Its one of those questions that want you to spend time and check your answers twice lol
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Re: What is the greatest integer that is less than t? 1) t = 9/4 [#permalink]

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What is the greatest integer that is less than t?

(1) t = 9/4
(2) t = (-3/2)^2

so when you divide 9/4 = 2.85 so the greatest integer less than 2.85 is 2? is this correct? Answer D


Yes, that's correct: both statements say that t = 9/4 =2 1/4, the greatest integer less than t is 2.

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