## anonymous 3 years ago 5^x=81.2

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1. anonymous

Take the natural log of both sides. Also,$\ln m ^{n} = (n)(\ln m)$

2. anonymous

Use that rule for the left side of the equation and substitute5 for m and x for n.

3. anonymous

How are you doing with this now, given the above instructional hint?

4. anonymous

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5. anonymous

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6. anonymous

fo the exactly value of x you will need a calculator, by the way...

7. anonymous

Are you able to re-write the left-hand side now?

8. anonymous

If you show your work so far, I will be able to get an idea of where you are stuck.

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