# Exponents

• January 13th 2008, 12:18 AM
Coach
Exponents
Dear forum members,

I have a little question.

How can I know from the following, which one is greatest?

$2^{500}, 3^{350} , 5^{250}$

And please also consider, that this assumes that the student has no knowoledge of logarithms.

Thank you!
• January 13th 2008, 12:54 AM
earboth
Quote:

Originally Posted by Coach
Dear forum members,

I have a little question.

How can I know from the following, which one is greatest?

$2^{500}, 3^{350} , 5^{250}$

And please also consider, that this assumes that the student has no knowoledge of logarithms.

Thank you!

Hello,

compare $\left(2^{10}\right)^{50}$........ $\left(3^7\right)^{50}$........ $\left(5^5\right)^{50}$ theat means

compare $\left(1024\right)^{50}$........ $\left(2187\right)^{50}$........ $\left(3125\right)^{50}$