`log_4 (8)` Use the properties of logarithms to rewrite and simplify the logarithmic expression.

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Chapter 3, 3.3 - Problem 15 - Precalculus (3rd Edition, Ron Larson).
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loves2learn | (Level 3) Salutatorian

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You need to use a change of base formula to solve this.

Use `2` since both `4` and `8` and powers of `2`

`` `log_4(8)=((log_2(8))/(log_2(4))`)

This simplifies down to,

`3/2`

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