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Climbing Powers

$2\wedge 3\wedge 4$ could be $(2^3)^4$ or $2^{(3^4)}$. Does it make any difference? For both definitions, which is bigger: $r\wedge r\wedge r\wedge r\dots$ where the powers of $r$ go on for ever, or $(r^r)^r$, where $r$ is $\sqrt{2}$?

Root Hunter

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

When experimenting with numbers in equations it is often a good idea to try common numbers such as $0, 1, 2$ and $-1$. You might also try really big numbers such as a million or really small numbers such as $0.000001$.