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Homework ?

  1. Dec 19, 2006 #1
    On my homework is says "On the Beaufort scale of wind force, the term "fresh gale" describes wind speeds from 39 mi/hr to 46 mi/hr. Write a compund inequality to describe "fresh gale" wind speeds."

    Would an acceptable inequality be {S: 39 < S < 46} ?
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  3. Dec 20, 2006 #2
    Well, if it's 39 to 46, not inclusive, you're right.

    If it is inclusive, you'd have to change the "<" sign to "< (or equal to)."
  4. Dec 21, 2006 #3


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    In LaTex that would be "change the '<' sign to '[itex]\le[/itex]'.
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