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# If a = (0.404)^3 ,

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If a = (0.404)^3 , [#permalink]  21 Jun 2017, 02:34
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If a = (0.404)^3 , b = cube root of 0.404, and c = 0.404, then which of the following is true?

A) a > b > c

B) b > a > c

C) a > c > b

D) c > a > b

E) b > c > a
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Re: If a = (0.404)^3 , [#permalink]  12 Oct 2017, 00:32
Since 0.404 is a number between 0 and 1, when it is elevated to a power greater than 1 the number becomes smaller, while when it is elevated to an improper fraction, i.e. a number between 0 and 1, the number becomes greater.

Given those rules, 0.404^{\frac{1}{3}}>0.404>0.404^3

Re: If a = (0.404)^3 ,   [#permalink] 12 Oct 2017, 00:32
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