math pre calc
posted by danielle on .
solve for x.
8^6+3x=16

well you minus 8^6 to the other side and solve for x

If it is as she wrote it then
3 x = 8^1 (2)  8^1*8^5 = 8 (28^5)
x = (8/3)(28^5)
2 is negligible compared to 8^5
x = (8/3)(8^5)
or about
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I think she might mean
8^(6+3x) = 16
(6+3x) log 8 = log 16