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4th Edition

Richard N. Aufmann + 3 others

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781305965584

Chapter 1, Problem 17T

Textbook Problem

**Counterexample** Find a counterexample to show that the following conjecture is false.

*Conjecture:* For all numbers *x*,

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