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anonymous 3 years ago "Mary is solving the equation 2^n - 3 = 83. Her first three steps are shown. Step 1: 2^n - 3 = 83 Step 2: 2^n = 86 Step 3: ln 2^n = ln 86 Which shows step four?" A. n + ln 2 = ln 86 B. n = ln 86 - ln 2 C. n|n 2 = ln 86 D. ln 2 = n|n 86

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1. Mertsj

c if it says nln2=ln86

2. anonymous

Could you explain how you got that answer, if that's not too much to ask please?

3. Mertsj

Use this law of logarithms: $\log_{b}a^n=n \log_{b}a$

4. Mertsj

$\ln2^n=nln2$

5. anonymous

Ohh! okay! I see it now (: Thanks!

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