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7^b + 7^b + 7^b + 7^b + 7^b + 7^b + 7^b =

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Easy one.

7*7^b = 7^(b+1)

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I'm not able to make sense of this, can someone please explain the theory behind this?

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I'm not able to make sense of this, can someone please explain the theory behind this?



Hi,
\(7^b + 7^b + 7^b + 7^b + 7^b + 7^b + 7^b = 7 * 7^b\)

now \(7 * 7 ^b =7^1*7^b=7^(b+1)\)as per the property of power..
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Htlol wrote:
I'm not able to make sense of this, can someone please explain the theory behind this?



Hi,
\(7^b + 7^b + 7^b + 7^b + 7^b + 7^b + 7^b = 7 * 7^b\)

now \(7 * 7 ^b =7^1*7^b=7^(b+1)\)as per the property of power..


Now it makes much more sense. Kudos!

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New post 26 Oct 2017, 15:39
Bunuel wrote:
7^b + 7^b + 7^b + 7^b + 7^b + 7^b + 7^b =

A. 7^b
B. 7^(b + 1)
C. 7^(7b)
D. 8^b
E. 49^B


Simplifying the equation, we have:

7^b + 7^b + 7^b + 7^b + 7^b + 7^b + 7^b

7^b(1 + 1 + 1 + 1 + 1 + 1 + 1)

7^b(7) = 7^(b + 1)

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