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: 47

Answer

$c = 3$

Work Step by Step

$3^{c} + 5 = 32$ $3^{c} = 32 -5$ $3^{c} = 27$ $3^{c} = 3^{3}$ $c = 3$ Check: $ 3^{c} + 5$ $= 3^{3} + 5$ $= 27 + 5$ $ = 32$
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