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anonymous

  • one year ago

Erika is working on solving the exponential equation 50x = 17; however, she is not quite sure where to start. Using complete sentences, describe to Erika how to solve this equation.

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  1. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    you can solve this by taking logs of both sides ln 50^x = ln 17 x ln 50 = ln 17 now to find x divide both sides by ln 50

  2. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    in the second line i used one of the laws of logarithms:- ln a^x = x ln a

  3. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    sorry gotta go right now hope this has helped

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