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 02-22-2009 #1 godking Guest   Posts: n/a I need help! I have an annoying problem. What is 2 to the power of 1997? I thought that 1997*1997= 2 to the power of 1997. I dont know if that's right though.
02-23-2009   #2
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 Originally Posted by godking I have an annoying problem. What is 2 to the power of 1997? I thought that 1997*1997= 2 to the power of 1997. I dont know if that's right though.
1997*1997 = 1997 to the power of 2 = 1997^2

2 to the power of 1997 = 2^1997

2^1997 = (2^2000)/(2^3) = ((2^125)^16)/8 =

[(2^16)(2^16)(2^16)(2^16)(2^16)(2^16)(2^16)(2^13)]^16/8 =

[(65536^7)(8192)]^16/8 = approx. 1.43516337 x 10^601

03-10-2009   #3
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 Originally Posted by godking i have an annoying problem. What is 2 to the power of 1997? I thought that 1997*1997= 2 to the power of 1997. I dont know if that's right though.
i guess it is 1997 squared

 03-11-2009 #4 el stupido buta     Join Date: Mar 2009 Posts: 2 hi, this is veronca. i suppose so! hello, um, does anybody know 1+1?

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