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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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  1. amistre64
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    what is a node stage; is that like how many times it branches out?

  2. anonymous
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    yes :)

  3. amistre64
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    like this right?

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  4. amistre64
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    28 if im doin the formula right

  5. anonymous
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    once sec. i think i have the diagram with it, but do you need it for the qs???

  6. amistre64
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    it might help

  7. anonymous
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    ok, on sec.

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  9. amistre64
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    ahhh... i was wondering how they got 15 stems.... thats better. there are 7 clusters of leaves; so 7*7=49

  10. anonymous
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    but how do i show it coz i have to show it :S

  11. amistre64
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    well, use the formula... the n=3 7[(2^n)-1] 7[(2^3)-1] 7[8-1] 7[7] 49

  12. anonymous
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    oh ok, thank you :) medal earned

  13. amistre64
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    yay!!....im gonna sell these on ebay :)

  14. anonymous
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    lol XD

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