Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 12 - Section 12.8 - Exponential and Logarithmic Equations and Problem Solving - Practice: 2

Answer

$4$

Work Step by Step

$log_{3}(x+5) = 2 $ $3^{log_{3}(x+5)} = 3^{2} $ Cancel out the logarithm. $(x+5) = 9 $ Simplify. $x = 9 - 5 = 4 $ Solve.
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