Posted by **swendy** on Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at 9:20am.

solve the equation 5 indice x = 1 and 16 indice x =0.165

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**Steve**, Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at 11:01am
incidentally, indices is the plural of index. "indice" is not a word.

By 5 index x do you mean 5 times the square root, or the 5th root?

If 5√x = 1 then √x = 1/5 and x = 1/25

If fifth root(x) = 1, then x = 1^5 = 1

similarly for the other problem.

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