Precalculus: Mathematics for Calculus, 7th Edition

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1305071751
ISBN 13: 978-1-30507-175-9

Chapter 4 - Review - Exercises: 37



Work Step by Step

$Evaluate$ $the$ $expression$ $without$ $using$ $a$ $calculator:$ $\log_5 \sqrt 5$ Rewrite the root to exponent form $$\log_5 5^{\frac{1}{2}}$$ Use the Third Property of Logarithms: $\log_a a^x = x$ $$\log_5 5^{\frac{1}{2}} = \frac{1}{2}$$
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