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What is the value of x? (1) x^4 = 625 (2) x^3 < x^2

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Originally posted by carcass on 31 Oct 2018, 11:08.
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Re: What is the value of x? (1) x^4 = 625 (2) x^3 < x^2  [#permalink]

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Stmt 1: \(x^4\) = 625, so x can be +5 or -5, hence insuff.
Stmt 2: \(x^3\)<\(x^2\) gives us\(x^2\)*(x-1)<0, since \(x^2\) is always positive, x-1 <0 which gives x <1, insuff.

Combined: x has to be -5 from results of both stmts. Suff

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