Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32184-874-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-32184-874-1

Chapter 12 - Exponential Functions and Logarithmic Functions - 12.3 Logarithmic Functions - 12.3 Exercise Set - Page 802: 9



Work Step by Step

For $x\gt 0$ and $a$ = a positive constant other than 1, $\log_{a}x$ is the exponent to which $a$ must be raised in order to get $x$. Thus, $\log_{5}(5^{x})=m$ means $5^{m}=5^{x}$ so, $m= \log_{5}(5^{x})= x$ case $(b)$
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