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If $$y < 0$$ and $$4x > y$$, which of the following could be equal to $$\frac{x}{y}$$ ?

A. $$0$$

B. $$\frac{1}{4}$$

C. $$\frac{1}{2}$$

D. $$1$$

E. $$4$$

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Given 4x > y
divide both sides by 4 to get
we get,
x > 0.25 y

divide both sides by y we know that when divided by a -ve number the inequality sign changes hence,

x/y < 0.25

among option choices only A is below 0.25
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