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If \(x\leq3\), then find the interval between which the value of \( \dfrac{1}{x} \) lies.

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1 year, 8 months ago

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Suppose \( x > 0 \).
Then \( x \leq 3 \Rightarrow \frac{1}{x} \geq \frac{1}{3} \) (on dividing by x).
This means \(\frac{1}{x} \in [\frac{1}{3}, \infty)\).

If \( x < 0 \) then \(\frac{1}{x} \in (-\infty, 0)\). (Look at the graph!).
\(\frac{1}{x}\) is not defined at \( x = 0\).

Combining all this we have \(\frac{1}{x} \in (-\infty, 0)\cup [\frac{1}{3}, \infty)\).

Ameya Daigavane - 1 year, 8 months ago

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Thanks a lot...

Sahba Hasan - 1 year, 8 months ago

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