math/algebra
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solve the equation
log2(3x2)  log2 (x5)=4

3x2/x5 = 2^4
3x2/x5 = 16
multiply by x5
x5(3x2/x5) = 16(x5)
3x 2 = 16x 80
3x 16x 2 16x16x 80
13x 2 = 80
13x 2 + 2 = 80 +2
13x = 78
x = 6