Algebra 2 (1st Edition)

Published by McDougal Littell
ISBN 10: 0618595414
ISBN 13: 978-0-61859-541-9

Chapter 6 Rational Exponents and Radical Functions - 6.2 Apply Properties of Rational Exponents - 6.2 Exercises - Skill Practice - Page 425: 82b



Work Step by Step

Using the rules of exponents, we find: $$2^{x+x+1}=\frac{1}{16} \\ 2^{x+x+1}=2^{4\left(-1\right)} \\ 2x+1=-4 \\ x=-\frac{5}{2}$$
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