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Solve each of the following equations for x. Homework Help ✎

  1. 171 = 3(5x)

  2. 171y = 3(x5)

Divide both sides by 3.

Since x is in the exponent, you need to undo it by taking the log of both sides.

You will need to use a fractional exponent or a root. Your answer will be in terms of y.