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#1 2012-12-01 19:49:51

Registered: 2012-07-23
Posts: 101

Is this inequation correct?

Is this step of this inequation is correct,I got it from a book and I guess its wrong or may be I am missing something

How come the sign changed? To me it doesnt make any sence.


Debjit Roy
The essence of mathematics lies in its freedom - Georg Cantor


#2 2012-12-01 20:14:11

From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 107,701

Re: Is this inequation correct?

Hi debjit625;

Looks like a typo.

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#3 2012-12-01 20:14:17

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Re: Is this inequation correct?

It's wrong. The sign should've stayed the same...

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