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Problem
What is the tens digit of
Solution 1
Notice that, for , is congruent to when is even and when is odd. (Check for yourself). Since is even, and .
So the answer is .
Solution 2
In a very similar fashion, we find that , which equals . Next, since every power (greater than ) of every number ending in will end in (which can easily be verified), we get . (In this way, we don't have to worry about the exponent very much.) Finally, , and thus , as above.
Video Solution
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Video Solution
https://youtu.be/zfChnbMGLVQ?t=2683
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See Also
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