Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 7 - Exponents and Exponential Functions - 7-6 Exponential Functions - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises: 46

Answer

The first function has the larger value.

Work Step by Step

We plug in x=5 into both functions to find out which one will have the largest value: $y=3^{5}=243 \\\\ y=5^{3}=125$ The first function has the larger value.
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