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solve 8 = √2^(4x + 8), then Using complete sentences, explain the strategy used in solving this equation the way you did.
what strategy is this ?
First square both sides. Then rewrite the left side so that the bases on both sides are the same. If the bases are the same and the expressions are equal, then the exponents must be equal. Write the equation that says the exponents are equal and solve.