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# Which of the following is closest to (-3/4)^199

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Re: Which of the following is closest to (-3/4)^199 [#permalink]
IMO B

First of all power is odd hence we will have negative option so answer is bw A & B

now when we increase power of certain fraction less than 1 then it reduces with each power hence only option B will satisfy that.
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Re: Which of the following is closest to (-3/4)^199 [#permalink]
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IMO B

First of all power is odd hence we will have negative option so answer is bw A & B

now when we increase power of certain fraction less than 1 then it reduces with each power hence only option B will satisfy that.

This is essentially (-0.75)^199
Wouldn't it be much closer to zero than -0.5?

IMO C should be the answer.

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Re: Which of the following is closest to (-3/4)^199 [#permalink]
IMO B

Because answer has to be negative

If we choose 0 then we are keeping door open to suggesting (-0.75)^199 OR (0.75)^199

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