Precalculus (6th Edition) Blitzer

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ISBN 10: 0-13446-914-3
ISBN 13: 978-0-13446-914-0

Chapter 3 - Review Exercises - Page 513: 62


False. To become true, change it to $\log_{2}x^{4}=4\log_{2}x $

Work Step by Step

Applying the Power Rule to the RHS, $\log_{b}(M^{p})=p\cdot\log_{b}\mathrm{M}$ $4\log_{2}x=\log_{2}x^{4}\quad\neq(\log_{2}x)^{2}$ so the statement is false.
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