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Question: Choose three numbers out of the four: 6, -3, -5, -9, and multiply them. Call the product P. Let a and b be the greatest and least possible values of P, respectively. What is the value of a-b?   The directions indicate A and B be the greatest and possible values of P.   P is the product of the three numbers out of the four after multiplying them.   So... read more

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Since the sum is 954, you know that the integers can’t be 1, 2, 3…etc because 954 is a large sum.   We also know that each integer is distinct from one another, that means there won’t be any duplicates of the same integer.   10 numbers are chosen from 1-100.   We will start backwards…the 10 integers could be 100, 99, 98, 97, 96, 95, 94, 93, 92. Add the 9... read more

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