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5-39.

Solve each equation. Homework Help ✎

= 6 9

= 3^{x}^{40}

Multiply both sides of the equation by 10 to clear the fraction.

9* ^{x}* = (3

^{2})

^{x}9

*= 3*

^{x}^{2}

^{x}Since 3^{2}* ^{x}* must be equal to 3

^{40}

the exponents must be equal.