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wach
 4 years ago
How does 3^x + 3^x + 3^x = 3^x+1 ?
wach
 4 years ago
How does 3^x + 3^x + 3^x = 3^x+1 ?

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asnaseer
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2it is making use of the rule:\[a\times a^n=a^{n+1}\]

wach
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Not really. Could you put the equation into that rule? I think I'l be able to understand, then.

asnaseer
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2ok, first of all how can you simplify the left hand side of your expression?

waleed_imtiaz
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Lets see this question like this.... :) let 3^x=y..... the above equation is....... 3^x + 3^x + 3^x = 3^x *3 y+y+y=y(3) 3y=3y...... It is an identity...... :DA

wach
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0a(a^n) = a^n+1 3(3^x) = 3^x+1 Aa. If I may ask, how does the rule work/make sense?

asnaseer
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2e.g.:\[a\times a^3=a\times(a\times a\times a)=a\times a\times a\times a=a^4\]

asnaseer
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2the general rule here is:\[a^m\times a^n=a^{m+n}\]

wach
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ohhhh. That makes complete sense when worked out. Thank you so much for helping me with this concept, asnaseer!
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