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    I am currently doing a past paper and I am stuck on this question:
    2(5) x 2(4) x 2(2) It says to write this expression as a power of 2. How do I do it?
    The numbers in brackets are powers.
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    (Original post by Evevida)
    I am currently doing a past paper and I am stuck on this question:
    2(5) x 2(4) x 2(2) It says to write this expression as a power of 2. How do I do it?
    The numbers in brackets are powers.
    use the rule

    an x am = am+n
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    (Original post by TeeEm)
    use the rule

    an x am = am+n
    I can do that bit, I just can't convert 211 into a surd :/
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    You already have the answer.

    Why are you seeking to express things in surd form? Do you even know what a surd is?

    Peace.
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    (Original post by Evevida)
    I can do that bit, I just can't convert 211 into a surd :/
    what surd?
    the question says according to your first post to write it as a power of 2
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    (Original post by TeeEm)
    what surd?
    the question says according to your first post to write it as a power of 2
    Sorry, I got confused for a moment. I understand it now! Thanks for your help!
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    (Original post by Evevida)
    Sorry, I got confused for a moment. I understand it now! Thanks for your help!
    no worries
 
 
 
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