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Solve the equations

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100^(2x+4) =1000^(x+4)
asked Dec 22, 2017 in PRECALCULUS by anonymous

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100^(2x + 4)   =   1000^(x + 4)

[10^2]^(2x + 4)   =   [10^3]^(x + 4)

10^[2(2x + 4]   =   10^[3(x + 4)]              [ Since (a^m)^n) =  a^(mn) ]

As the bases are same equate the exponents

2(2x + 4)   =   3(x + 4)

4x + 8   =   3x + 12

4x - 3x   =   12 - 8

x  =  4

answered Dec 22, 2017 by homeworkhelp Mentor

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