Work out the values of "m" and "n"
a) 5 8x5 4 = 5 m
DAM the superscript didnt work. The numbers that look in bold are powers.
b) I couldnt do this one without using that LaTeX thing, which I dont know how to use anyway, so I used paint!
It looks stupid I know, but it gets the job done.
Thanks.
58 x 54 = 5m
5 8+4 = 5 m (if the base is same and values are multiplying, then we add the powers)
512 = 5 m
So compare power with power and base with base
m=12
58 / 54 = 5m
58-4 = 5 n (if the base is same and values are dividing, then we minus the powers)
54 = 5 n
So compare power with power and base with base
n=4