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# 0.99^99 or 1

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0.99^99 or 1 [#permalink]  20 Jul 2020, 11:31
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 Quantity A Quantity B $$(0.99)^{99}$$ $$1$$

A)The quantity in Column A is greater.
B)The quantity in Column B is greater.
C)The two quantities are equal.
D)The relationship cannot be determined from the information given.

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Re: 0.99^99 or 1 [#permalink]  21 Jul 2020, 09:48
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Carcass wrote:
 Quantity A Quantity B $$(0.99)^{99}$$ $$1$$

A)The quantity in Column A is greater.
B)The quantity in Column B is greater.
C)The two quantities are equal.
D)The relationship cannot be determined from the information given.

Kudos for the right answer and explanation

Key Concept:

Since $$0 < 0.99 < 1$$, we can conclude that $$0 < (0.99)^{99} < 1$$

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Re: 0.99^99 or 1 [#permalink]  25 Jul 2020, 09:14
Carcass wrote:
 Quantity A Quantity B $$(0.99)^{99}$$ $$1$$

A)The quantity in Column A is greater.
B)The quantity in Column B is greater.
C)The two quantities are equal.
D)The relationship cannot be determined from the information given.

Kudos for the right answer and explanation

The product of two values that are less than 1 will never yield a product that is greater than 1. Therefore, Quantity B is greater.

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Re: 0.99^99 or 1   [#permalink] 25 Jul 2020, 09:14
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