SAT Math Multiple Choice Practice Question 299: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 299

13. Three integers have a sum of 7 and a product of 0. If the difference of the greatest number and the least number is 11, then the least of these numbers is

A. -18
B. -11
C. -9
D. -2
E. 0

Correct Answer: D

Explanation:

D If the numbers have a product of 0, then at least one must equal 0. Call the numbers x, y, and 0. The problem also says that and .

So the least of the numbers is –2.

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