Posted by **Anna** on Monday, December 13, 2010 at 7:49pm.

How do I start to solve -2log8(x+1) = -8?

I think -2log8(x+1) is log8^(x+1)to the 2nd but then what do I do because then I think I should do log-8/log8 = x+1)^2 but that doesn't work at all

Thank you for any help you can give

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**Anna**, Monday, December 13, 2010 at 8:52pm
Please give me some direction for the above problem

Thank you

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**Reiny**, Monday, December 13, 2010 at 9:45pm
-2log8(x+1) = -8

first of all, multiply be -2

log8(x+1) = 4

log_{8}(x+1)^2 = 8

(x+1) = 8^4

x = 4095

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