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# x + y | < | x | + | y |? (1) X Y < 0 (2) X < Y

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11 Nov 2007, 07:04
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| x + y | < | x | + | y |?

(1) X Y < 0
(2) X < Y

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11 Nov 2007, 08:10
I'll go with (A)

One value is -ve. So sum so definetly less then the sum of mod of individual values.

Eg

|-3 + 2| < |-3| + |2|

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11 Nov 2007, 08:36
A. for me too
i think this question has been discussed million times. could not find the thread

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11 Nov 2007, 08:36
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