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 :
2 and 13.
The numbers 2 and 13 can be added to give 15, but in that case they are not being used as factors. Factors are multiplied together, not added together. The numbers 2 and 13 would be the factors of 26, since 2 × 13 = 26.
To find the factors of 15, find two numbers which, when multiplied together, give 15 as a product. Now return to page 14 and pick them out.

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Answer to Self-Test Question 2, Lesson 1 :

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