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Question 17: Find the value of x for which x[x] = 15?

  1. 3.5
  2. 5
  3. 6.1
  4. None of these

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Explanatory Answer

Method of solving this CAT Question from CAT Algebra - Functions: Multiplication of a decimal and its Greatest Integer function.

Using similar approach as previous question, [x] = 3
=> x = \\frac{15}{3}\\) => x = 5 which is not possible since 3 < x < 4

The question is "Find the value of x for which x[x] = 15?"

Hence the answer is "None of these"

Choice D is the correct answer.

 


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