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Consider the quadratic equation ax2 + (2 - a)x - 2 = 0 where a  R.

If α, β are roots of the quadratic equation and if there are at least four negative integers between α and β, then the complete set of values of a is

(A)  (-7/2, -3)

(B)  (0, 1/2)

(C)  (-3/2, -1/2)

(D)  (7/2,3)

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Correct option  (B) (0,1/2)


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