# How do you solve #5^(x+2) = 2#?

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Nov 10, 2015

#### Explanation:

From the laws of exponents we may write this as

Now dividing throughout by

Now taking the log on both sides and using laws of logs we can write it as

Finally dividing throughout by

Nov 14, 2015

To undo the

Then, 2 is subtracted from both sides, leaving