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Maths
Contest subproject Concours Mathématiques  MathematikWettbewerbe
November 2003 Maths Problem from Lancaster
To solve this problem you will need to carry
out an investigation.
1. What are the last two digits in the number
whose value is: 2 raised to the power 2003 (Two multiplied by
itself 2003 times)?
*********2003
2
2. Explain briefly how you found your answer.
You can email your answers to rthompson@lrgs.org.uk
Good luck!
Bonne chance!
With many thanks to Mr. B. Cornish of LRGS Maths Department
for supplying us with this puzzle.
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