College Algebra (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321979478
ISBN 13: 978-0-32197-947-6

Chapter 6 - Section 6.5 - Properties of Logarithms - 6.5 Assess Your Understanding - Page 459: 7



Work Step by Step

RECALL: The change-of-base formula: $\log_a{b} = \dfrac{\log_c{b}}{\log_c{a}}$ Using the formula above gives: $\log_8{7}=\dfrac{\log_5{7}}{\log_5{8}}$ Thus, $M=7$.
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