## Precalculus: Mathematics for Calculus, 7th Edition

$\log_6 9$ + $\log_6 24$ Apply the First Law of Logarithms $\log_6 (9 \times 24)$ $\log_6 216$ Rewrite 216 $\log_6 6^3$ Since the base and the number are the same we can remove the log, the base, and the number, but not the exponent = 3