Precalculus: Concepts Through Functions, A Unit Circle Approach to Trigonometry (3rd Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32193-104-1
ISBN 13: 978-0-32193-104-7

Chapter 4 - Exponential and Logarithmic Functions - Section 4.3 Exponential Functions - 4.3 Assess Your Understanding - Page 305: 16


(a) $5^{1.7}\approx 15.426$ (b) $5^{1.73}\approx 16.189$ (c) $5^{1.732}\approx 16.241$ (d) $5^{\sqrt3}\approx 16.242$

Work Step by Step

Use a calculator to evaluate the given expression. Round-off answer to three decimal places. (a) $5^{1.7}\approx 15.426$ (b) $5^{1.73}\approx 16.189$ (c) $5^{1.732}\approx 16.241$ (d) $5^{\sqrt5}\approx 16.242$
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