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98^7 [#permalink]  03 Jun 2017, 01:45
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 Quantity A Quantity B \frac{98^7}{7^{63}} \frac{2^7}{7^{49}}

A) Quantity A is greater.
B) Quantity B is greater.
C) The two quantities are equal.
D) The relationship cannot be determined from the information given.
[Reveal] Spoiler: OA

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Re: 98^7 [#permalink]  27 Sep 2017, 05:05
Column A can be rewritten as \frac{7^{14}2^7}{7^{63}}=\frac{2^7}{7^{49}}. Thus, column A and B are equal and answer is C!
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Re: 98^7 [#permalink]  27 Sep 2017, 05:47
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Column A can be rewritten as \frac{7^{14}2^7}{2^{63}}=\frac{2^7}{7^{49}}. Thus, column A and B are equal and answer is C!

The ans should be -

Column A & Column B is

\frac{{7^{14}2^7}}{{7^{63}}}=\frac{{2^7}}{{7^{49}}}

which comes to option C
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Re: 98^7 [#permalink]  28 Sep 2017, 04:43
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IlCreatore wrote:
Column A can be rewritten as \frac{7^{14}2^7}{2^{63}}=\frac{2^7}{7^{49}}. Thus, column A and B are equal and answer is C!

The ans should be -

Column A & Column B is

\frac{{7^{14}2^7}}{{7^{63}}}=\frac{{2^7}}{{7^{49}}}

which comes to option C

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Re: 98^7 [#permalink]  06 Oct 2017, 15:07
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Carcass wrote:

 Quantity A Quantity B \frac{98^7}{7^{63}} \frac{2^7}{7^{49}}

We can solve this question using matching operations

Given:
Quantity A: (98^7)/(7^63)
Quantity B: (2^7)/(7^49)

Multiply both quantities by 7^63 to get:
Quantity A: 98^7
Quantity B: (2^7)(7^14)

Rewrite 7^14 as (7^7)(7^7) to get:
Quantity A: 98^7
Quantity B: (2^7)(7^7)(7^7)

A nice rule says (a^k)(b^k) = (ab)^k

Apply this rule to quantity B to get:
Quantity A: 98^7
Quantity B: (2 x 7 x 7)^7

Simplify to get:
Quantity A: 98^7
Quantity B: 98^7

Answer: C

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