If two quantities are equal, are their logarithms also equal? Consider the questions below.
Is it true that
is equal to ? Is this a special case, or is equal to for any values of and ?
Try a few other combinations of
equal to log ? How can you be sure?
Simplify the exponential expressions first.
Are the equations
and equivalent? Justify your answer.
What solutions satisfy each equation?
Is the equation
equivalent to the equation ? How can you be sure?
See part (c).