## Algebra and Trigonometry 10th Edition

We know that in the expression $log_b(a)=c$, b is the base of the exponential equation, a is what the exponential equation is equal to, and c is the exponent itself. Knowing this, we find: $$25^x=5 \\ x=.5$$ This is because: $$\sqrt{25} = 25 ^ .5$$