Hello, centenial!
I'm asked to simplify this expression:
Using log rules, I did this:
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. .
Is it possible to simplify it further?
HallsofIvy is correct!
But if you want to show off, we can factor and separate the first log:
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I suspect that this is the answer "they" expect.
I asked myself, "Why did they use a factorable numerator?"