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catgirl17

  • 3 years ago

condense the expression 1/2 log5 16-3log5 x+4log5 y

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  1. guykubpom
    • 3 years ago
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    hmmm ? I don't understand the equation.

  2. catgirl17
    • 3 years ago
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    \[1/2 \log_{5} 16- 3\log_{5} x+ 4\log_{5} y\]

  3. asnaseer
    • 3 years ago
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    do you know all the log rules?

  4. asnaseer
    • 3 years ago
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    if not - consult this page: http://www.purplemath.com/modules/logrules.htm you should then be able to solve this

  5. catgirl17
    • 3 years ago
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    yes i think i do

  6. asnaseer
    • 3 years ago
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    an example step would be:\[3\log_5x=\log_5x^3\]

  7. FoolForMath
    • 3 years ago
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    \[\frac 12 \log_5 16-3 \log_5 x+4 \log_5 y = \log_5 \frac{4 y^4}{x^3}\]

  8. asnaseer
    • 3 years ago
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    I guess FoolForMath has given away the answer - but try and do it yourself to convince yourself that this is the right answer :)

  9. FoolForMath
    • 3 years ago
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    Yes I guess I am wrong.

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