#### Answer

no real solution

#### Work Step by Step

We know that $y=log_{b}x$ is equivalent to $b^{y}=x$ (where $x\gt0$, $b\gt0$, and $b\ne1$).
Therefore, $log_{3}(-9)$ has no solution, as there is no real number $a$ such that $3^{a}=-9$.

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Pearson

ISBN 10:
0-32178-228-3

ISBN 13:
978-0-32178-228-1

no real solution

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