## Intermediate Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

$5$
Write $8$ as $2^3$ and $25$ as $5^2$ to obtain: $=\log_2{(2^3)} + \log_5{(5^2)}$ RECALL: $\log_b{b^x} = x$ Use the rule above to obtain: $=3+2 \\=5$