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Solve for x:
Raise both sides to the 5th power.
Multiply the exponents on the inside of the parentheses by those on the outside.
Subtract 4x from both sides.
Factor this quadratic equation.
Apply the zero product rule.
Caution! Check the solutions by substituting into the given equation to discover any possible "extraneous" solutions..
Substitute x = 1.
Evaluate using a calculator.
OK for x=1.
Substitute x = 9.
OK for x = 9
Both solutions are valid!