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Which of the following is equal to the value of [#permalink] New post 24 Dec 2008, 15:12
Which of the following is equal to the value of 2^5+2^5+3^5+3^5+3^5?

(A) 5^6
(B) 13^5
(C) 2^6+3^6
(D) 2^7+3^8
(E) 4^5+9^5


Hi guys,

I am a little confused as to what the answer to this question is. I tried applying the same rules to this problem as for multiplying exponents, but I got the wrong answer. Can you please explain how you will solve this problem?
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Re: Adding Exponents [#permalink] New post 24 Dec 2008, 23:42
smarinov wrote:
Hi guys,

I am a little confused as to what the answer to this question is. I tried applying the same rules to this problem as for multiplying exponents, but I got the wrong answer. Can you please explain how you will solve this problem?
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thank you.


2^5+2^5+3^5+3^5+3^5 = 2*2^5+3*3^5 = 2^6+3^6
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Re: Adding Exponents [#permalink] New post 25 Dec 2008, 09:28
2^5 (1 + 1) + 3^5 (1 + 1) = 2^6 + 3^6
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