# How do you solve # 5^(x - 1) = 3^x#?

##### 1 Answer

Feb 11, 2016

You must first convert to logarithmic form.

#### Explanation:

Distribute the parentheses:

Put all x terms to the left side of the equation:

Factor out the x:

Use the quotient rule:

**Practice exercises:**

- Solve for x. Leave in logarithmic form.

a)

b)

Good luck!