hawkfalcon
What do diamonds mean?



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hawkfalcon
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\[5◊2^{n−1}=20480\]

lgbasallote
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you're familiar that letters represent numbers in algebra, yes?

hawkfalcon
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Yes...

lgbasallote
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well what you saw here is a representation of an "unknown" operator

hawkfalcon
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Oh, just another variable?:O

lgbasallote
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and i assume you are given a second equation?

hawkfalcon
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Nope, thats it.

lgbasallote
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well you cant necessarily call it a variable...

lgbasallote
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well what are you supposed to find in \[\huge 5 \diamond 2^{n1} = 20480\]

hawkfalcon
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n

lgbasallote
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could you post the exact question?

hawkfalcon
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"Solve for n"

hawkfalcon
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And that equation at the top :P

lgbasallote
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i'd still want to see the *exact* question...usually even if you give the major details, you miss a diamond ring under the closet

hawkfalcon
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Maybe a typo?:P

hawkfalcon
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Exact Q:

hawkfalcon
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Solve for n:
\[5◊2^{n−1}=20480\]

lgbasallote
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interesting...

hawkfalcon
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Ikr

hawkfalcon
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I'm going to go with typo:P

lgbasallote
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i suppose it is :/ usually when there are unknown operators you will be given a second equation

hawkfalcon
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Yeah:3 thats why I was confused xD

lgbasallote
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but these diamonds really do exist....

hawkfalcon
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Thanks anyway:)

hawkfalcon
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o.O

lgbasallote
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welcome

hawkfalcon
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@lgbasallote
How did you give a medal for my question?:O

lgbasallote
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what do you mean?

hawkfalcon
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"lgbasallote gave you a medal for the question: What do diamonds mean?"
I haven't figured out how to do that....

hawkfalcon
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Did you just best response one of my comments?:3

lgbasallote
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lol yeah

hawkfalcon
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Ah. Interesting wordage.

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good deduction