Thursday, 2 May 2013

Powers of 2

20 = 1
21 = 2
2= 4
23 = 8
24 = 16
25 = 32
26 = 64
27 = 128
28 = 256
29 = 512
210 = 1024
211 = 2048
212 = 4096
213 = 8192
214 = 16384
215 = 32768
216 = 65536
217 = 131072
218 = 262144
219 = 524288
220 = 1048576
221 = 2097152
222 = 4194304
223 = 8388608
224 = 16777216
225 = 33554432
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2048 is a special number not only because it is a year we could possibly experience in our lifetime but also because it is the largest known power of 2 with all its digits even.

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