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For how many positive integer values of $x$ is $x^{-1}>x$?

 

Note-  You can give me the direct answer instead of the explanation

 Mar 18, 2020
edited by Guest  Mar 18, 2020
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Quick!

 Mar 18, 2020
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1/x  >  x     

 

Note  that there  are  no positive integers, x, that make this true

 

To  convince yourself.....let   x  =1

 

Then

 

1/1  < 1

1 < 1     isn't true

 

And  if  x  is a positive integer   ≥ 2....the left  side will  be  a fraction beween 0 and 1 , but the right side will always  be greater than this

 

 

 

 

 

cool cool cool

 Mar 18, 2020

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