GMAT Question of the Day – PS Exponents – April 22nd

GMAT Question of the Day

If f(x) is defined as the largest integer k such that x is divisible by 3^k, which of the following has the greatest value?

A. f(9)

B. f(24)

C. f(32)

D. f(62)

E. f(93)

[spoiler]A.[/spoiler]

Solution:

What is this question really asking? Which of the following has the most 3’s as factors. 9 has two 3’s – the most 3’s out of the any of the answer choices.

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