Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 12 - Test - Page 910: 21



Work Step by Step

Step 1: $\log_{8} (3x-2)=2$ Step 2: Transforming the logarithmic form into its corresponding exponential statement, $3x-2=8^{2}$ Step 3: $3x-2=64$ Step 4: $3x-2+2=64+2$ Step 5: $3x=66$ Step 6: $x=\frac{66}{3}=22$ Step 7: Therefore, the solution set is {$22$}.
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