Date: Mon, 31 May 1999 15:17:35 -0600 (CST) Subject: logarithms
Name: bill
Question: 5 to the minus x=25 to the (x+6) Hi Bill,
What you need to see here is that 25 = 5
^{-x} = 25^{x+6} = 5^{2(x+6)} = 5^{2x + 12}
Thus it must be that
Now solve for x and then substitute into the original equation to verify your answer.
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