You are both incorrect. We are given:
Since both bases are powers of 2, we may write:
Now, equate the exponents, and solve for .
i got this question in my exam today
find x if 16^{3x}=32^{5x-13}
i keep getting it as 65/17 which i know is wrong.i really want to find my mistake before the papers are out.
a friend of mine got the answer as 8 but he's not sure either.please help.
thanks in advance