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    need solution please

    1) the product of 2 different whole numbers is 7. their sum is

    a) 6 b) 7 c) 8 d) 14


    2) the sum of 2 positive whole numbers is greater than their product if one
    of the number is

    a) 1 b) 2 c) 3 d) 4


    anybody solve please
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    Quote Originally Posted by sri340 View Post
    1) the product of 2 different whole numbers is 7. their sum is

    a) 6 b) 7 c) 8 d) 14
    7 is prime so the only product of different whole numbers equal to 7 is 1 times 7.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sri340 View Post
    2) the sum of 2 positive whole numbers is greater than their product if one
    of the number is

    a) 1 b) 2 c) 3 d) 4
    a) 1

    Because 1 \times x < 1 + x
    That's fairly logical.

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    thanks

    Thanks for the answer guyz!
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