Solve 2^2009 - 2^2008 = 2^x for the value of x  TOPIC_SOLVED

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Solve 2^2009 - 2^2008 = 2^x for the value of x

Postby nadeem on Wed May 27, 2009 4:19 am

Calculat the equation and find the value of x in the equation :?:

2^2009 - 2^2008 = 2^x

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Postby stapel_eliz on Wed May 27, 2009 11:01 am

What have you tried? Where are you stuck?

You applied basic exponent rules to restate 22009 as 22008 + 1 = 2200821 = 2×22008, factored, simplified, and... then what?

Please be complete. Thank you! :D
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Re: Solve 2^2009 - 2^2008 = 2^x for the value of x  TOPIC_SOLVED

Postby mathpedia on Thu May 28, 2009 12:23 pm

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