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In Algebra 2 you learned a fast way to solve equations of the form by raising each side to a well-chosen power. We’ll review that method now. Copy and complete the steps below.

Given equation

(Raise both sides to the reciprocal of the exponent of the variable)


(Power Law for exponents)


Use a calculator to evaluate (rounded to nearest )

The key steps to remember are in bold. Copy this solution into your Tool Kit.

Refer to the Solving Power Equations Math Notes in this lesson.