Intermediate Algebra: Connecting Concepts through Application

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 0-53449-636-9
ISBN 13: 978-0-53449-636-4

Chapter 5 - Exponential Functions - 5.2 Solving Equations Using Exponent Rules - 5.2 Exercises: 45

Answer

$c = 3$

Work Step by Step

$-2(5^{c}) = -250$ $5^{c} = 125$ $5^{c} = 5^{3}$ $c = 3$ Check: $ -2(5^{3})$ $= -2(125)$ $= -250$
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