Posted by **danielle** on Sunday, March 25, 2012 at 8:52pm.

solve for x.

8^6+3x=16

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**Brandon**, Sunday, March 25, 2012 at 9:17pm
well you minus 8^6 to the other side and solve for x

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**Damon**, Sunday, March 25, 2012 at 9:24pm
If it is as she wrote it then

3 x = 8^1 (2) - 8^1*8^5 = 8 (2-8^5)

x = (8/3)(2-8^5)

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

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