Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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Chapter 9 - Section 9.5 - Logarithmic Functions - Exercise Set: 17

Answer

$log_{2}16=4$

Work Step by Step

We are given $2^{4}=16$. If $b\gt0$ and $b\ne1$, then $y=log_{b}x$ means $x=b^{y}$ for every $x$ and every real number $y$. Therefore, $2^{4}=16$ is equivalent to $log_{2}16=4$.
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