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 Test: 17

Answer

$x = -4$

Work Step by Step

$-3x^{5} + 650 = 3722$ $-3x^{5} = 3722 - 650$ $-3x^{5} = 3072$ $-3(x^{5}) = 3072$ $x^{5} = \frac{3072}{-3}$ $x^{5} = -1024$ $x = -1024^{\frac{1}{5}}$ $x = -4$
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