Simplify 4^(2log(base8)7) into the form a^(b/c), all integers.
Could someone point me in the right direction?
Hello, jsmith90210!
A different approach . . .
Simplify into the form , all integers.
We have: . .[1]
Let
. . Then: .
. . Hence: .
Substitute into [1]: .
. . . . .
This answer is correct ... it satisfies the requirements of the problem.
But I bet that "they" simplified it further: .