Arithmetic of Computers

Arithmetic of Computers

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Lesson 1

The Powers of Numbers

A little exponent goes a long way!

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Your answer :
You simply used 2 and 3 as factors. We didn’t ask you to use 3 as a factor - we wanted you to use 2 as a factor three times. The number 3 is not a factor itself in this case; it is the number of times 2 is to be used as a factor in the multiplication. In other words, we want the result of the multiplication 2 × 2 × 2.
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Answer to Self-Test Question 6, Lesson 1 :

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