Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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Chapter 4 - Number Representation and Calculation - 4.3 Computation in Positional Systems - Exercise Set 4.3: 26

Answer

$212_{five}$

Work Step by Step

$(3\times 4)_{10}=(12)_{10}=2\times 5+2=(22)_{five}$ Record the $2$; carry the $2$. $\begin{array}{llll} & 3 & 4_{five} & \\ \times & & 3_{five} & \\ -- & -- & -- & \\ & & 2_{five} & \end{array}$ $(3\times 3)_{10}+2=11_{ten}=2\times 5+1=(21)_{five}$ Record the 21. $\begin{array}{llll} & 3 & 4_{five} & \\ \times & & 3_{five} & \\ -- & -- & -- & \\ 2 & 1 & 2_{five} & \end{array}$
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