Quantcast

A community for students.

Here's the question you clicked on:

55 members online
  • 0 replying
  • 0 viewing

mitchelsewbaran

  • 2 years ago

Provide the solution to the equation 8 =√(2)^(4x + 8). Using complete sentences, explain the strategy used in solving this equation the way you did.

  • This Question is Closed
  1. Kira_Yamato
    • 2 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    8 =√(2)^(4x + 8) By factorizing 4x + 8, we've 4(x+2) By the law of indices, sqrt(2^4(x+2)) = 2^(2(x+2)) So 2^(2(x+2)) = 2^3 Since bases are the same, compare power 2(x+2) = 3 x + 2 = 1.5 x = -0.5

  2. Not the answer you are looking for?
    Search for more explanations.

    • Attachments:

Ask your own question

Sign Up
Find more explanations on OpenStudy

Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.

spraguer (Moderator)
5 → View Detailed Profile

is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...

23

  • Teamwork 19 Teammate
  • Problem Solving 19 Hero
  • You have blocked this person.
  • ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...

Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.

This is the testimonial you wrote.
You haven't written a testimonial for Owlfred.