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BIG , BIGGER , BIGGEST (Posted on 2004-08-12) Difficulty: 2 of 5
Which of the following is the largest number? 2^4000, 3^3000, 4^2500, 5^2000 **no calculator or logarithm tables.

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Solution easy solution | Comment 3 of 8 |

2^4000 = 2^4^1000 = 16^1000

3^3000 = 3^3^1000 = 27^1000

4^2500 = 4^2.5^1000 = 32^1000

5^2000 = 5^2^1000 = 25^1000

So 4^2500 is the biggest, followed by 3^3000, then 5^2000, with 2^4000 being the smallest.

Edited on August 12, 2004, 2:57 pm
  Posted by Bon on 2004-08-12 14:56:50

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