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    b^(log(base b)^x^2)?

    what would the answer be? my teacher was embarrassed because he wasn't sure if the answer would be 2 or x^2.

    i think it's x^2 because of the two bs.
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    Is this a correct reading of the problem?
    \Large b^{\log _b \left( {x^2 } \right)}
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    yes.
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    Quote Originally Posted by beetz View Post
    what would the answer be? my teacher was embarrassed because he wasn't sure if the answer would be 2 or x^2.

    i think it's x^2 because of the two bs.
    yes, it is x^2..
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