- All are equal..any number raised to 1 is the number itself. In that way for given examples i.e 2^1 = 2 hence 2/2=1, likewise for all others i.e. 3^1/3=3/3=1, 6^1/6=6/6=1, 12^1/12=12/12=1. hence each term is equal to 1.

**From:**karthik srinivas <karthik187@...>**To:**ascent4cat@yahoogroups.com**Sent:**Thursday, 13 November, 2008 6:14:53 PM**Subject:**[2IIM CAT Prep] One doubt in QuantsHi Team,

Kindly clarify me in this question.

Which of the following is the largest.

2^1/2,3^1/3, 6^1/6,12^ 1/12 with explanation ASAP please.

Regards,

Karthik S

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whatever lohit has given explaination is correct.

please do read the mail once again...

and your concept i really dis agree with it... all are not equal.On Sat, Nov 22, 2008 at 3:21 PM, murlidhar gone <gmurli_uict@...> wrote:All are equal..any number raised to 1 is the number itself. In that way for given examples i.e 2^1 = 2 hence 2/2=1, likewise for all others i.e. 3^1/3=3/3=1, 6^1/6=6/6=1, 12^1/12=12/12=1. hence each term is equal to 1.

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**Sent:**Thursday, 13 November, 2008 6:14:53 PM**Subject:**[2IIM CAT Prep] One doubt in QuantsHi Team,

Kindly clarify me in this question.

Which of the following is the largest.

2^1/2,3^1/3, 6^1/6,12^ 1/12 with explanation ASAP please.

Regards,

Karthik S

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- HI this is a CAT 2006 QuestionThe way to take the problemLet us take the L.C.M of (2,3,4,6,12)(2^1/2)^12, (3^1/3)^12 , (4^1/4)^12 ,(6^1/6)^12, (12^1/12)^12we get2^6 , 3^4 , 4^3 ,6^2 , 12^1so from above solution we can conclude 3^1/3 is the largest.RegardsD.Rajkumar
wrote:*sharan kurkoti <sharankurkoti@...>*Hi Murali,

whatever lohit has given explaination is correct.

please do read the mail once again...

and your concept i really dis agree with it... all are not equal.On Sat, Nov 22, 2008 at 3:21 PM, murlidhar gone <gmurli_uict@ yahoo.co. in> wrote:All are equal..any number raised to 1 is the number itself. In that way for given examples i.e 2^1 = 2 hence 2/2=1, likewise for all others i.e. 3^1/3=3/3=1, 6^1/6=6/6=1, 12^1/12=12/12= 1. hence each term is equal to 1.

**From:**karthik srinivas <karthik187@yahoo. com>**To:**ascent4cat@yahoogro ups.com**Sent:**Thursday, 13 November, 2008 6:14:53 PM**Subject:**[2IIM CAT Prep] One doubt in QuantsHi Team,

Kindly clarify me in this question.

Which of the following is the largest.

2^1/2,3^1/3, 6^1/6,12^ 1/12 with explanation ASAP please.

Regards,

Karthik S

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Add more friends to your messenger and enjoy! Invite them now. Answer can be memorized if you remember the graph of n^1/n. There is only one maximum which occurs at n = e (approx 2.718) So value n closest to this will have greater value of n^(1/n). So n = 3 is the answer.

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**Thu, 27/11/08, raj kumar**wrote:*<dv_rajkumar@...>*

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Subject: Re: [2IIM CAT Prep] One doubt in Quants

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Date: Thursday, 27 November, 2008, 9:54 AMHI this is a CAT 2006 QuestionThe way to take the problemLet us take the L.C.M of (2,3,4,6,12)(2^1/2)^12, (3^1/3)^12 , (4^1/4)^12 ,(6^1/6)^12, (12^1/12)^12we get2^6 , 3^4 , 4^3 ,6^2 , 12^1so from above solution we can conclude 3^1/3 is the largest.RegardsD.Rajkumarwrote:*sharan kurkoti <sharankurkoti@ gmail.com>*Hi Murali,

whatever lohit has given explaination is correct.

please do read the mail once again...

and your concept i really dis agree with it... all are not equal.On Sat, Nov 22, 2008 at 3:21 PM, murlidhar gone <gmurli_uict@ yahoo.co. in> wrote:All are equal..any number raised to 1 is the number itself. In that way for given examples i.e 2^1 = 2 hence 2/2=1, likewise for all others i.e. 3^1/3=3/3=1, 6^1/6=6/6=1, 12^1/12=12/12= 1. hence each term is equal to 1.

**From:**karthik srinivas <karthik187@yahoo. com>**To:**ascent4cat@yahoogro ups.com**Sent:**Thursday, 13 November, 2008 6:14:53 PM**Subject:**[2IIM CAT Prep] One doubt in Quants

Kindly clarify me in this question.

Which of the following is the largest.

2^1/2,3^1/3, 6^1/6,12^ 1/12 with explanation ASAP please.

Regards,

Karthik S

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