Intermediate Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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Chapter 9 - Section 9.4 - Properties of Logarithms - Exercise Set: 21

Answer

$2\log_b{x} + \log_b{y}$

Work Step by Step

RECALL: (1) $\log{(b^c)}=c \cdot \log{b}$ (2) $\log_b{(xy)} = \log_b{x} + \log_b{y}$ Use rule (2) above to obtain: $=log_b{(x^2)}+\log_b{y}$ Use rule (1) above to obtain: $=2\log_b{x} + \log_b{y}$
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