Solve for x:

16^3x-2=(1/32)^2x-16

How to start this?

Thanks in advance.

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- Dec 10th 2012, 08:44 PMmaiden129Solve for x?
Solve for x:

16^3x-2=(1/32)^2x-16

How to start this?

Thanks in advance. - Dec 10th 2012, 08:57 PMMarkFLRe: Solve for x?
A good place to start would be to restate the problem using bracketing symbols to let us know what the exponents actually are.

- Dec 11th 2012, 08:31 AMSorobanRe: Solve for x?
Hello, maiden129!

Quote:

Solve for*x*: 16^3x-2=(1/32)^2x-16

If that equation is: .

we have: .

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Multiply by

*Good luck!*

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If the equation is: .

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