## If a rational number $$r$$ satisfies $$0 < r < 1,$$ which one is the minimum among the following choices?

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### If a rational number $$r$$ satisfies $$0 < r < 1,$$ which one is the minimum among the following choices?

by AAPL » Sat Feb 17, 2024 12:16 pm

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If a rational number $$r$$ satisfies $$0 < r < 1,$$ which one is the minimum among the following choices?

A. $$r$$
B. $$-r$$
C. $$\dfrac{-1}{r}$$
D. $$-r^2$$
E. $$\dfrac{-1}{r^2}$$

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### Re: If a rational number $$r$$ satisfies $$0 < r < 1,$$ which one is the minimum among the following choices?

by mapadvantageprep » Sun Feb 18, 2024 5:05 pm
D. - $$r^2$$ : using r = 1/4, - $$r^2$$ =-1/16: This number is a fraction between -1 and 0
E. $$\frac{-1}{r^2}$$ : this fraction will be the most negative number. For example, using r = 1/4, the value of the expression will be -16