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: 50

Answer

$m = 4$

Work Step by Step

$5^{m} - 200 = 425$ $5^{m} = 425 + 200$ $5^{m} = 625$ $5^{m} = 5^{4}$ $m = 4$ Check: $ 5^{m} - 200$ $= 5^{4} - 200$ $= 625 - 200$ $= 425$
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