### Home > CCA2 > Chapter 8 > Lesson 8.1.3 > Problem8-60

8-60.

Without using a calculator, find the solution to each equation.

1. $2^x = 17$

Start by taking the log of both sides.

$x=\frac{\text{log}17}{\text{log}2}$

1. $\log_3(x+1)=5$

$x = 242$

1. $\log_3(3^x)=4$

$x = 4$

1. $4^{\log_4(x)}=7$

$x = 7$