Posted by rr. on Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 8:10pm.
How would you start to simplify:
a^4256
I know that 4^4=256, but I don't know what to do with this ..

Math  bobpursley, Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 8:18pm
(a^216)(a^2+16)
(a4)(a+4)(a^2+16)
now, if you include imaginary numbers, letting j = sqrt(1), then
(a4)(a+4)(a+4j)(a4j)