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Feezydoherty wataapp 08094072067
24-02-2016 06:29:00 +0000

at tunde shop he sold 1 bag of rice at d cost of #50base3 wat cost of 100 bags.....guyz help me

• dave legend

are you kidding 50(base3) anything in in base 3 should b below 3 ....the presence of 5 in that figure said to b in base3 is wrong

0 24-02-2016 06:47:00 +0000

• beauty 09091645172

converting 50 to base 3 = 5x3^1 + 5x1^0 = 15+5 =20 converting 100base 3 = 1x3^2 + 0x3^1 + 0x1^0 =9 :. 1 bag = 20 9 bags = x 1x = 20x9 =180 x = 180÷1= 180.

0 24-02-2016 06:50:00 +0000

• ABDULBASIT OPEYEMI

1500

0 24-02-2016 06:59:00 +0000

• Longman Okoro

1 bag=20 then 100bags= 20 × 100=2000

0 24-02-2016 08:47:00 +0000

• Emmanuel Iwara(Tutor)

@Abdubasit thanks for the correct answer but you have not shown the working solution

0 24-02-2016 11:09:00 +0000

• Omotayo Olalekan

2012021 base 3 = N1600.

0 24-02-2016 17:42:00 +0000

• Omotayo Olalekan

sorry, I think it's N1500.

0 24-02-2016 19:32:00 +0000

• Omotayo Olalekan

Since 1 bag = 50base3 ^ means raise to power = 5*3^1 + 0*3^0 = 15 + 0 = #15 So, a bag of rice = #15. 100bags of rice = 15 * 100 = #1500.

0 24-02-2016 19:37:00 +0000

• Longman Okoro

1500 is correct

0 24-02-2016 21:32:00 +0000