What base do the space creatures work in? Explain how you can tell.
You are looking for the base of the log; let’s call it
. So .
Rewrite that equation in exponential form. How can you solve it?
Use Guess and Check if you can’t think of another method.
Does the same base work for
How many fingers do you think the space creatures have?
How many fingers do you have? What is the base of the log on your calculator?