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# What is the value of 6^x*6^y?

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What is the value of 6^x*6^y?

(1) 2^(x+y) = 32
(2) 3^(x+y) = 243

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Originally posted by NoHalfMeasures on 13 Aug 2014, 10:17.
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What is the value of 6^x*6^y?

$$6^x*6^y=6^{x+y}$$, so to find the value of 6^x*6^y we need to find the value of x + y.

(1) 2^(x+y) = 32 --> $$2^{x+y} = 2^5$$ --> equate the powers: x + y = 5. Sufficient.

(2) 3^(x+y) = 243 --> $$3^{x+y} = 3^5$$ --> equate the powers: x + y = 5. Sufficient.

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