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 - Chapter Review Exercises - Page 476: 15



Work Step by Step

Isolate the exponential term on one side. Then set the base of the right side equal to the base of the left side. Then set the exponents equal to each other. $2^x=\frac{1}{32}$ $2^x=2^{-5}$ $x=-5$
Update this answer!

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.

Update this answer

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.