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Case 2: For there to be an odd number of negative factors, <math>n</math> must be between an odd number squared and an even number squared. This means that there are <math>2+6+\dots+10</math> total possible values of <math>n</math>. Simplifying, there are <math>5000</math> possible numbers. | Case 2: For there to be an odd number of negative factors, <math>n</math> must be between an odd number squared and an even number squared. This means that there are <math>2+6+\dots+10</math> total possible values of <math>n</math>. Simplifying, there are <math>5000</math> possible numbers. | ||
− | Summing, there are <math>\boxed{\textbf{(E) }} | + | Summing, there are <math>\boxed{\textbf{(E) } 5100}</math> total possible values of <math>n</math>. |
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DefineHow many integers are there such that ?
Solution
Notice that is a product of many integers. We either need one factor to be 0 or an odd number of negative factors. Case 1: There are 100 integers for which Case 2: For there to be an odd number of negative factors, must be between an odd number squared and an even number squared. This means that there are total possible values of . Simplifying, there are possible numbers.
Summing, there are total possible values of .
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