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 - Exercise Set - Page 726: 6



Work Step by Step

Note that $27=3^3$. Write $27$ as $3^3$ to obtain: $3^{2x+1}=3^3$ RECALL: If $a^x = a^y$, then $x=y$. Use the rule above to obtain: $3^{2x+1}=3^3 \\2x+1=3 \\2x=3-1 \\2x=2 \\x=\frac{2}{2} \\x=1$
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