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 Question from Nina: Change 253 in base 6 to a number in base 3

Hi Nina,

I would first convert $253_6$ to base ten and then convert this base ten number to base three.

$253_6 = 2 \times 6^2 + 5 \times 6^1 + 3 \times 6^0 = 72 + 30 + 3 = 105.$

Can you now convert 105 to base three?

Write back if you ned more assistance,
Penny

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