## Algebra 2 Common Core

$2$
Recall the power property of logarithms (pg. 462): $$\log_b{m^n}=n\log_b{m}$$ Using this property, we get: $\log_{12}{144}=\log_{12}{12^2}=2\log_{12}{12}=2\times 1= 2$ We also used the fact that $\log_{12}{12}=1$ (because $12^1=12$).