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

    1. 171 = 3(5)x

    2. 171y = 3x5

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.