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Solve the following exponential equation using a common base: a) ```(5) (5)^(x+2) =...
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As per the basic rules of exponents:
`(x)^m*(x)^n=(x)^(m+n) and (x^m)^n=x^(mn).`
Since the bases are the same, set the exponents equal to one another:
`rArr x=1` `rarr` answer.
Posted by llltkl on July 20, 2013 at 1:30 AM (Answer #1)
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