anonymous
  • anonymous
i know it seems long but it the info being given :S please help, thanks :) A branching plant has stems, nodes, leaves and buds. -there are 7 leaves at each node and at each node, 2 new stems grow. at the end of each final stem, there is a bud one plant with 3 stages of nodes has 15 stems, 7 nodes, 49 leaves and 8 buds. qs: how do i show that the number of leaves on one of those plants with n stages of nodes there are? a formula given is 7(2^n-1) thanks :)
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katieb
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amistre64
  • amistre64
what is a node stage; is that like how many times it branches out?
anonymous
  • anonymous
yes :)
amistre64
  • amistre64
like this right?
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amistre64
  • amistre64
28 if im doin the formula right
anonymous
  • anonymous
once sec. i think i have the diagram with it, but do you need it for the qs???
amistre64
  • amistre64
it might help
anonymous
  • anonymous
ok, on sec.
anonymous
  • anonymous
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amistre64
  • amistre64
ahhh... i was wondering how they got 15 stems.... thats better. there are 7 clusters of leaves; so 7*7=49
anonymous
  • anonymous
but how do i show it coz i have to show it :S
amistre64
  • amistre64
well, use the formula... the n=3 7[(2^n)-1] 7[(2^3)-1] 7[8-1] 7[7] 49
anonymous
  • anonymous
oh ok, thank you :) medal earned
amistre64
  • amistre64
yay!!....im gonna sell these on ebay :)
anonymous
  • anonymous
lol XD

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