Given these four equations/inequalities:
1x=2 2x=4 3x=3 4x>8
What is x?
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Answer: x is
a variable (as in programming)
the given "equations/inequalities" are in fact (some dialect of) BASIC code, so 1,2,3,4 at the beginning of the each line are just labels/line numbers. So, it's a perfectly valid program consisting of 3 assignments (lines 1-3) to the same variable
xand 1 comparison in line 4 (the result of which is not assigned to any variable). Better formatting and comments:
1 x = 2 'assign 2 to
x(creating a new variable, declaration is not required in BASIC) 2 x = 4 'assign 4 to
x3 x = 3 'assign 3 to
x4 x > 8 'compare
xwith 8, returning false (0)
xis required to be a number, my answer is
x = 3(this will be the value of
xafter running this code).