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Hi Ericha, My first thought was "I wonder if 1,679,616 is an integer power of 6?" I know that 6^{2} = 36 so I used my calculator to find 36^{2} = 1296 and then I divided 1,679,616 by 1296. Steve's response is the "correct" method. Mine only worked because 1,679,616 is an integer power of 6. Penny  


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