Find min value of fn: |-5-x| + |2-x|+|6-x|+10-x|; where x
is an integer
0 17 23 19
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Answer / sindhu
Considering x=1
|-5-(-1)|+|2-(-1)|+|6-(-1)|+|10-(-1)|
4+1+5+9
19
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Answer / siva
we can get 23-2x from eq.
if x=1.....value is 21
if x=2.....value is 19
if x=3.....value is 17
if x=4.....value is 15
so ans is.................17 for x=3 as per given options
Is This Answer Correct ? | 38 Yes | 31 No |
Answer / kishan
when x=2,
=|-5-(2)| + |2-(2)|+|6-(2)|+10-(2)|
=|-7|+|0|+|4|+|8|
=7+0+4+8
=19
Is This Answer Correct ? | 9 Yes | 2 No |
Answer / pallavi varma
Please, Give a proper answer. I am confused
Is This Answer Correct ? | 6 Yes | 1 No |
Answer / uday
if it is an modulus and not brackets then the minimum value is 23 with x=0
Is This Answer Correct ? | 25 Yes | 23 No |
Answer / hrishabh baghrecha
Q: |-5-x| + |2-x|+|6-x|+10-x|
A:
firstly considering A.|2-x|+|6-x|+|10-x|, 6 is avg. of 2 & 10. So choosing x=6 will give min. value for these.
And then considering B.|-5-x|, This will be 5+x.
Finally putting the value of x in A&B and then adding it will give 19.
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Answer / goss
Since x is an integer it can also be a negative number;
if x = -5
then fn = 9 which is the min. value for the fn.
Is This Answer Correct ? | 0 Yes | 1 No |
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