Little Indices Problem
Hello again guys,
I have five problems to solve but found myself stuck by this question other thought to be very simple but I am unfortunately not. :( Could you guys explain it how to solve this problem? I don't know how to make the base number the same because both a and b is variable and not number. Thank you very much for your help. :)
Solve the following simultaneous equations:
My first time using the Latex software, so please forgive me if I've made a mistake.
Originally Posted by Lites
Thank you for your time Archie Meade, you've always come to help. But when I check it again, the key of the book says Do you know how do they get those answers?
Originally Posted by Archie Meade
a = 3, b = 5?
I'm sorry if I don't understand you fully.
What I would do is "divide one equation by the other":
as Archie Mead said.
Once you know b, replace b in either of the equations by that and solve for a.
I just want to clarify several things,
Originally Posted by HallsofIvy
What would you get after dividing both equation with each other? To know the B right? And the B is
There was a typo indeed, I'm so sorry, it should be 375. Thank you for your kind and patient help guys.