Intermediate Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-894-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-894-3

Chapter 9 - Section 9.5 - Exponential and Logarithmic Equations - Concept and Vocabulary Check - Page 725: 1



Work Step by Step

If $a^m$ is equal to $a^n$, then, since they have the same base, their exponents must be equal. Thus, If $a^m=a^n$, then $m=n$. Therefore, the missing expression in the given statement is: $M=N$
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