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What is the solution?

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- September 12th 2008, 06:10 AMhotgal24Solve this and you are a genius
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What is the solution?

-*geniuises is not the answer to all question but the question to all answer* - September 12th 2008, 08:29 AMHenderson
Start by noticing that algebraically, your statement translates to :

(Do you see why?)

We'll solve the left side first:

(Since n is positive, 19+n is also positive, and we don't need to worry about direction of the inequality.)

On the right side:

So . Since you said n is a positive integer, we'll adjust to , of which there are 49 of them (0 and 50 aren't included). - September 12th 2008, 09:14 AMcourteous
- September 12th 2008, 10:02 AMSoroban
Hello, hotgal24!

Quote:

Find the number of possible positive integers such that

there are exactly two positive integers between and

Since , the two positive integers are 3 and 4

. . and: .

Therefore: .

. . There are**49**possible values of