Noel and Merrie received some Christmas presents.
The number of presents Noel received was a power of 3.
The number of presents Merrie received was a power of 2.
The number of Christmas presents they received were consecutive numbers. How many presents did they receive?
Topics: Starter  Indices  Number  Xmas
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