College Algebra (10th Edition)

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Chapter 6 - Section 6.4 - Logarithmic Functions - 6.4 Assess Your Understanding: 29

Answer

$2$

Work Step by Step

RECALL: $\log_a{(a^n)} = n, a \gt 0, a \ne1$ Since $25=5^2$, the given expression is equivalent to: $\log_5{(5^2)}$ Using the property above gives: $\log_5{(5^2)} = 2$ Thus, $\log_5{25} = 2$.
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