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: 49

Answer

$x=59$

Work Step by Step

RECALL: $\log_b{x}= y \longrightarrow b^y=x$ Use the rule above to obtain: $4^3=x+5 \\64=x+5$ Subtract $5$ on both sides of the equation to obtain: $59=x$
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