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    Smile Powers problem

    Hi can you solve and explain the method of this question:

    complete the following:

    2^15 = 32768

    2^14 = ...

    Thanks
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    Quote Originally Posted by wapak777 View Post
    Hi can you solve and explain the method of this question:

    complete the following:

    2^15 = 32768

    2^14 = ...

    Thanks
    Use the fact that 2(2^{14})=2^{15}
    Last edited by Quacky; May 22nd 2011 at 09:56 AM. Reason: Latex correction
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    OMG! How dum am I i just realisd that I could've just done 2x2x2x2x... well you get the message anyway thanks for the answer
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    Quote Originally Posted by wapak777 View Post
    OMG! How dum am I i just realisd that I could've just done 2x2x2x2x... well you get the message anyway thanks for the answer
    You could have done, although there is a neater solution that I was hinting at in my above post.
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