Lesson: Introduction to Fractions

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M is the sum of the reciprocals of the consecutive integers from 201 to 300, inclusive. Which of the following is true?

(A) 1/3 < M < 1/2
(B) 1/5 < M < 1/3
(C) 1/7 < M < 1/5
(D) 1/9 < M < 1/7
(E) 1/12 < M < 1/9

Hi Brent,

Grateful to give me your version of solution to the above mentioned question.

Many thanks

Fatima-Zahra
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Hi Fatima-Zahra,

Here's my step-by-step solution: https://www.beatthegmat.com/m-is-the-sum-of-the-reciprocals-of-the-conse...

Cheers,
Brent

Thank you Brent!
I really do not understand the principle the extreme value!!
Grateful for your help
Fatima-Zahra

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