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 2 years ago
Is there an easy way to mentally calculate 2^n (where n can be any natural no.)?
 2 years ago
Is there an easy way to mentally calculate 2^n (where n can be any natural no.)?

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experimentX
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4memory 1 2 4 8 16 32 64 128 256 512 1024 ...

shayanreloaded
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.00 is not a natural no

experimentX
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4some include 0 as natural number while some do not http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Natural_number

Vibhor16
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what about 54,55,56,... you can't just memories them all !

experimentX
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4the best way is to memorize up to 2^10 ... or 2^something ... then multiply it by two until your you get your result.

radar
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Use the calculator \[x ^{y}\] button.

shayanreloaded
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0why would you ever need 2^54 or something that large?

experimentX
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4haha ... agree with radar!!

radar
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I realize that is not really a "mentally" way, but when you get above 2^7 that would be the way I would do it mentally.

SMISHRA
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@experimentX , 0 can not be an element of N.

experimentX
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4I looked into wikipedia .... it said that 0 is still debated as it is an element of N or not

experimentX
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4besides ... the question hardly focuses on 0 is a natural number or not ... and i'm in no position to argue that

satellite73
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0any natural number at all? seems doubtful since this grows very large very fact. but i count on my fingers, doubling each time two four eight sixteen thirty two sixty four one twenty eight two fifty six five twelve ten twenty four it helps to be old an remember when a computer actually came with one twenty eight two fifty six or five twelve megs, so those numbers are familiar.
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