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Question

If 2s > 8 and 3t < 9, which of the following could be the value of s-t?

I. -1

II. 0

III. 1


 

Option A:

None

Option B:

I only

Option C:

II only

Option D:

III only

Option E:

II and III

Difficulty Level

Easy

Solution

Option A is the correct answer.


Option Analysis

Given 2s > 8 and 3t < 9, So s > 4 and t < 3

Smin = 4.00001 and tmax = 2.99999

s-t > 1

So none of the statements are possible to be the value of s-t.


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