malimah wrote:

But it is not given that the numbers are integers.If the a & b are fraction then the result would be opposite.

hence, the answer should be D

If 0 < a < b, then 0 < a² < b², regardless of whether a and b are fractions

If you want to choose D as the correct answer, then you need to find values of a and b that show either quantity can be greater.

Cheers,

Brent

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