Algebra and Trigonometry 10th Edition

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 9781337271172
ISBN 13: 978-1-33727-117-2

Chapter 5 - 5.2 - Logarithmic Functions and Their Graphs - 5.2 Exercises - Page 378: 16



Work Step by Step

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: $$ \sqrt{25} = 25 ^ .5 $$
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