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Which is larger? (Posted on 2008-06-30) Difficulty: 2 of 5
Which is larger, where n is a natural number:
     99n + 100n   or   101n ?

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Solution one overtakes the other | Comment 2 of 7 |

let L= 99n + 100n       AND     R= 101n

 

USING EXCELL TO EVALUATE  R/L  RATIO

WE GET:

FOR n=48,227 the ratio is close to 1

FOR n<48,227    L>R

FOR n>48,227    L<R

ADY

 


  Posted by Ady TZIDON on 2008-06-30 11:04:17
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