2021 Fall AMC 12A Problems/Problem 1
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- The following problem is from both the 2021 Fall AMC 10A #1 and 2021 Fall AMC 12A #1, so both problems redirect to this page.
Contents
Problem
What is the value of ?
Solution 1 (Laws of Exponents)
We have ~MRENTHUSIASM
Solution 2 (Difference of Squares)
We have
Solution 3 (Estimate)
We know that . Approximate this as as it is pretty close to it. Also, approximate to . We then have Now check the answer choices. The two closest answers are and . As the numerator is actually bigger than it should be, it should be the smaller answer, or .
Video Solution (Simple and Quick)
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Video Solution
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Video Solution
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Video Solution by TheBeautyofMath
for AMC 10: https://youtu.be/o98vGHAUYjM
for AMC 12: https://youtu.be/jY-17W6dA3c
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Video Solution
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See Also
2021 Fall AMC 12A (Problems • Answer Key • Resources) | |
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All AMC 10 Problems and Solutions |
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