Transcript Question six. Now it’s asking us to find two to power x asked to find x again basically. These are prime numbers. So I can’t do anything much with them. So I am trying to worry about my right hand side which is not a prime number. So when it’s not a prime number, […]

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# Prime Factorisation: Indicial Equations in Single Bases

Transcript Okay, it’s a pretty different type of question. It says find x in 2 to the power of x equals to 32. Now in these kinds of numbers, I want to break down anything that’s not prime. So see how 32 is not a prime number. Now 2, I can’t really do anything much […]

# Prime Factorisation: Factor Tree of Bases 5 and 7

Transcript So 625, now because it ends in 5. I’m sure that it’s going to be divisible by 5, so I started off by using my prime factor of 5. So I’m going to divide by 5. So you can go and do the division by yourself, it should be 1225 and this ends in […]

# Prime Factorisation: Factor Tree of Bases 2 and 3

Transcript It says factorize 72 as a product of these prime factors. Okay! So I want to write 72 as a product of its prime factors, so I have to find what the prime factors of 72 is, isn’t it? So how do we do that? Well, I’m going to use a little trick called […]