# Power of 2 is Difference between Two Powers/Examples/16

## Example of Power of 2 is Difference between Two Powers

$2^4 = 5^2 - 3^2$

## Proof

 $\displaystyle 5^2 - 3^2$ $=$ $\displaystyle 25 - 9$ $\displaystyle$ $=$ $\displaystyle 16$ $\displaystyle$ $=$ $\displaystyle 2^4$

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