math challenge question integers inclusive 1-10?
The integers from 1 to 10, inclusive, are listed in a row of order. In each of the nine spaces between adjacent pairs of numbers, a plus sign or a minus sign is inserted. Find the number of assignments of plus and minus signs that will yield an expression whose value is 0.
Why is the answer 0 explain and show steps to how and why is it impossible
and what does it mean by how much assingments
- MathmomLv 710 years agoFavorite Answer
Since there are 5 odd numbers from 1 to 10 inclusive, any sum/difference of these 10 integers will give you an odd number. So you can never get 0.