# What is half of 2 to the 6th power?

May 7, 2018

$32$

#### Explanation:

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$\left({2}^{6}\right)$

$2 \cdot 2 \cdot 2 \cdot 2 \cdot 2 \cdot 2 = 64$

Divide by $2$:

$32$

(Thanks to Roy Ø. for the correction!)

May 7, 2018

See below.

#### Explanation:

To work out that you must know what 2 to the 6th power is. It is just 2 multiplied with itself 6 times, like this: $2 \cdot 2 \cdot 2 \cdot 2 \cdot 2 \cdot 2$

Half that means divide it on 2.

You should be able to work out the answer to this yourself, I think.