Help with Logs question?

5^x =2^(2+2x)

Can you please do a step by step explanation?

the answer i got is 2.32 but that is wrong.

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- Feb 26th 2013, 08:11 AMBenja303Help with Logs question?
**Help with Logs question?**

5^x =2^(2+2x)

Can you please do a step by step explanation?

the answer i got is 2.32 but that is wrong. - Feb 26th 2013, 08:26 AMMINOANMANRe: Help with Logs question?
I understand that you want to solve this exp equation...

ok first simplify the right side2^(2x+2) will become 2^(2x)*4 or 4*4^x

now divide both by 4^x to obtain (5/4)^x=4

get the logarithms of both sides and solve for x it is easy... x=(log4)/(l0g5-log4) = 6.21