this question comes exponents 4ˆ²×-1=5ˆ×+²

# 4^(2x-1)=5^(x+2) <==Is this what you want?

Take ln,

(2x-1)ln4 = (x+2)ln5

Solve for x,

x = (2ln5+ln4)/(2ln4 - ln5) = 3.95922

this question comes exponents 4ˆ²×-1=5ˆ×+²

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Take ln,

(2x-1)ln4 = (x+2)ln5

Solve for x,

x = (2ln5+ln4)/(2ln4 - ln5) = 3.95922

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Dear Galeboe:

When I interpreted the problem, I interpreted it as

which, of course is quite different from the way Robert interpreted the question, to wit

This is why learning to use parentheses and brackets is so important. Chances are I was trying to solve the wrong system of equations.

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