i thought the answer was E, the largest possible integer of p... can anyone explain this to me

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- Dec 18th 2012, 10:03 AMasilvester635tricky word problem... please take a look
i thought the answer was E, the largest possible integer of p... can anyone explain this to me

- Dec 18th 2012, 10:29 AMskeeterRe: tricky word problem... please take a look
$\displaystyle 50^7 = (5^2 \cdot 2)^7$

- Dec 18th 2012, 10:33 AMemakarovRe: tricky word problem... please take a look
You are right: 50⁷ / 5¹⁴ = 2⁷ = 128. And 5¹⁴ is the largest power of 5 that divides 50⁷.

- Dec 18th 2012, 11:05 AMasilvester635Re: tricky word problem... please take a look
so i'm right??

- Dec 18th 2012, 11:06 AMemakarovRe: tricky word problem... please take a look