Solve the following equation for x: 10^(x+4) = 1000  

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The equation 10^(x + 4) = 1000 has to be solved for x.

10^(x + 4) = 1000

=> 10^(x + 4) = 10^3

As the base is the same equate the exponent

x + 4 = 3

=> x = -1

The solution of the equation is x = -1

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