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# 17^3 + 17^4 =

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The Official Guide For GMAT® Quantitative Review, 2ND Edition

17^3 + 17^4 =

(A) 17^7
(B) 17^3*18
(C) 17^6*18
(D) 2*17^3 + 17
(E) 2*17^3 - 17

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Question: 108
Category: Arithmetic Exponents
Page: 75
Difficulty: 550

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21 Feb 2014, 01:06
SOLUTION

17^3 + 17^4 =

(A) 17^7
(B) 17^3*18
(C) 17^6*18
(D) 2*17^3 + 17
(E) 2*17^3 - 17

$$17^3 + 17^4 =17^3(1+17)=17^3*18$$.

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21 Feb 2014, 01:57
Taking 17^3 common:-
17^3 + 17^4 =17^3(1+17)=17^3*18
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Re: 17^3 + 17^4 = [#permalink]

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Factor out 17^3
17^3(1+17^1)
17^3(18)

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Re: 17^3 + 17^4 = [#permalink]

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22 Feb 2014, 06:30
SOLUTION

17^3 + 17^4 =

(A) 17^7
(B) 17^3*18
(C) 17^6*18
(D) 2*17^3 + 17
(E) 2*17^3 - 17

$$17^3 + 17^4 =17^3(1+17)=17^3*18$$.

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