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Question 114008
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simplify: log (1000)
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Remember, if we have the blank equation
, then we can write it as
.So we can apply this property to this problem
Start with the given expression. Remember, if the base isn't stated, the base is 10
Set the expression equal to y. The variable y is arbitrary and doesn't matter, but we need it for this problem.
Rewrite the equation using the first property I mentioned
Rewrite 1000 as
Since the bases are equal, the exponents are equal. So
This means