RULES OF LOGARITHMS - Problem 2

Let a be a positive number such that a does not equal 1, let n be a real number, and let u and v be positive real numbers.

Logarithmic Rule 3: tex2html_wrap_inline52 .

Problem 2: (a) Find tex2html_wrap_inline54 (b) Find tex2html_wrap_inline56

Answer: (a) No Solution (b) 8.95352

Solution: (a) Since a negative number raised to an odd power is negative, we cannot work this problem. You cannot take the log of a negative number.

Solution: (b) Since a negative number raised to an even power is positive, we can find the value of this problem

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