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Which of the following numbers is the largest?

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Which of the following numbers is the largest?

(A) \((2 + 2 + 2)^2\)

(B) \([(2 + 2)^2]^2\)

(C) \((2 * 2 * 2)^2\)

(D) \(2 + 2^2 + (2^2)^2\)

(E) \(4^3\)
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Bunuel wrote:
Which of the following numbers is the largest?

(A) \((2 + 2 + 2)^2\)

(B) \([(2 + 2)^2]^2\)

(C) \((2 * 2 * 2)^2\)

(D) \(2 + 2^2 + (2^2)^2\)

(E) \(4^3\)


(A) 6^ = 36
(B) 16^2
(C) 8^2 = 64
(D) 2 + 4 + 16 = 22
(E) 64

Among the given options (B) is the largest, hence answer will be (B)
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Bunuel wrote:
Which of the following numbers is the largest?

(A) \((2 + 2 + 2)^2\)

(B) \([(2 + 2)^2]^2\)

(C) \((2 * 2 * 2)^2\)

(D) \(2 + 2^2 + (2^2)^2\)

(E) \(4^3\)


A - 6^2=36
B - 4^4
C - 8^2 = 64
D - 2+4+16=22
E - 4^3

B is the largest
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