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Simple Thinking (Posted on 2013-07-09) Difficulty: 1 of 5
Without using a calculator or a computer, determine which of the two numbers 3111 or 1714 is larger.

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Solution Simple answer | Comment 1 of 2
31^11 < 32^11 = (2^5)^11 = 2^55 < 2^56 = (2^4)^14 = 16^14 < 17^14

so
17^14 is larger

  Posted by Jer on 2013-07-09 11:06:05
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