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Which of $$X, X^2$$, and $$1/X$$ has the least value?

1) $$X>0$$
2) $$X< 1$$
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PriyankaPalit7 wrote:
Which of $$X, X^2$$, and $$1/X$$ has the least value?

1) $$X>0$$
2) $$X< 1$$

St1:- X>0
Suppose X=1 then $$X=X^2=\frac{1}{X}$$. We can't determine the least value.
Insufficient.

St2:- X<1
Suppose X=-1 then $$X=\frac{1}{X}$$.We can't determine the least value.
Insufficient.

Combined, 0<X<1
Suppose X=0.5 then X^2=0.25 and 1/X=2. We could determine the least value.
Hence sufficient.

Ans. (C)
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