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Broad Topics > Algebraic expressions, equations and formulae > Indices ### Negative Power

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

What does this number mean ? Which order of 1, 2, 3 and 4 makes the highest value ? Which makes the lowest ? ### More Mods

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

What is the units digit for the number 123^(456) ? ### A Biggy

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

Find the smallest positive integer N such that N/2 is a perfect cube, N/3 is a perfect fifth power and N/5 is a perfect seventh power. ### Rachel's Problem

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

Is it true that $99^n$ has 2n digits and $999^n$ has 3n digits? Investigate! ### Even So

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

Find some triples of whole numbers a, b and c such that a^2 + b^2 + c^2 is a multiple of 4. Is it necessarily the case that a, b and c must all be even? If so, can you explain why? ### Enriching Experience

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

Find the five distinct digits N, R, I, C and H in the following nomogram ### Really Mr. Bond

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

115^2 = (110 x 120) + 25, that is 13225 895^2 = (890 x 900) + 25, that is 801025 Can you explain what is happening and generalise? ### Lastly - Well

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

What are the last two digits of 2^(2^2003)? ### Power Crazy

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

What can you say about the values of n that make $7^n + 3^n$ a multiple of 10? Are there other pairs of integers between 1 and 10 which have similar properties? ### Multiplication Magic

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

Given any 3 digit number you can use the given digits and name another number which is divisible by 37 (e.g. given 628 you say 628371 is divisible by 37 because you know that 6+3 = 2+7 = 8+1 = 9). . . . ### Card Shuffle

##### Age 11 to 16

This article for students and teachers tries to think about how long would it take someone to create every possible shuffle of a pack of cards, with surprising results. ### Thirty Six Exactly

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

The number 12 = 2^2 × 3 has 6 factors. What is the smallest natural number with exactly 36 factors? ### Novemberish

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

a) A four digit number (in base 10) aabb is a perfect square. Discuss ways of systematically finding this number. (b) Prove that 11^{10}-1 is divisible by 100. ### Perfectly Square

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

The sums of the squares of three related numbers is also a perfect square - can you explain why? 