Which Is The the largest number ?

If x = – 4 and y = 4, which of the following gives the largest number ?

  1. x + y
  2. – x y
  3. x / y
  4. y – 1
Anurag Mishra Professor Asked on 19th July 2015 in Maths.
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    Answer: (2) – XY
    Explanation:-
    X = -4    and   Y = 4
    (1) The value of X + Y = – 4 + 4 = 0
    (2) The value of – XY = – ( -4 x 4) = – (16) = 16
    (3) The value of X/Y = -4/4 = -1
    (4) The value of Y – 1 = 4 – 1 = 3
    Hence, the largest number is (2) – XY.

    Anurag Mishra Professor Answered on 19th July 2015.
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