Date: Mon, 31 May 1999 15:17:35 -0600 (CST)
Subject: logarithms

Name: bill
Who is asking: Parent

solve for the variable:

5 to the minus x=25 to the (x+6)

Hi Bill,

What you need to see here is that 25 = 52 so

5-x = 25x+6 = 52(x+6) = 52x + 12

Thus it must be that

-x = 2x + 12

Now solve for x and then substitute into the original equation to verify your answer.


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