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8-80.

Solve each of the following equations for

*x*. Homework Help ✎171 = 3(5)

^{x}171

*y*= 3*x*^{5}

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*.