Algebra and Trigonometry 10th Edition

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

Chapter 5 - 5.4 - Exponential and Logarithmic Equations - 5.4 - Page 397: 91


$\log_a(x-y)=\log_ax-\log_ay$ False.

Work Step by Step

$\log_a(x-y)\ne \log_ax-\log_ay$ $a^{\log_a(x-y)}\ne a^{(\log_ax-\log_ay)}$ $x-y\ne \frac{a^{\log_ax}}{a^{\log_ay}}$ $x-y\ne\frac{x}{y}$
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