College Algebra (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32178-228-3
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-228-1

Chapter 4 - Exponential and Logarithmic Functions - Exercise Set 4.3: 72

Answer

1.5812

Work Step by Step

Based on the change of base property for common logarithms, we know that $log_{b}M=\frac{log(M)}{log(b)}$. Therefore, $log_{6}17=\frac{log(17)}{log(6)}=\frac{1.2304}{0.7782}\approx1.5812$.
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