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What is the least possible value of the sum | x - 1 | + | x - 1.5 | + | x - 2 |?

 

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A graph is one way to go here :

 

https://www.desmos.com/calculator/qweheidaya

 

The minimum sum  of  1 occurs when x  = 1.5

 

 

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CPhill  Dec 7, 2017
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Thanks!

 

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