Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 7 - Exponents and Exponential Functions - 7-4 More Multiplication Properties of Exponents - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises: 73

Answer

$x=6$

Work Step by Step

Make both sides have a base of 2 by writing $8$ as $2^3$ to obtain: $(2^3)^2=2^x \\2^{2\cdot3}=2^x \\2^6=2^x$ Use the rule "If $a^x=a^y$, then $x=y$" to have: $6=x$
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