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So <math>p=2</math> and <math>r=5</math>. To find <math>s</math> you need to memorize what is special about <math>1296</math>, but if you haven't, | So <math>p=2</math> and <math>r=5</math>. To find <math>s</math> you need to memorize what is special about <math>1296</math>, but if you haven't, | ||
Revision as of 19:33, 27 November 2013
Problem
If , , and , what is the product of , , and ?
Solution
This can be brute-forced.
,
, and
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So and . To find you need to memorize what is special about , but if you haven't,
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Therefore the answer is .
See Also
2013 AMC 8 (Problems • Answer Key • Resources) | ||
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