## solving for x: log_7(1) = x - 2

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### solving for x: log_7(1) = x - 2

log_7(1)=x-2
softballprincess9

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The equivalent exponential equation is:

. . . . .$7^{x\, -\,2}\, =\, 1$

What must the power on seven be, to simplify to a value of 1? Set the power equal to this value, and solve the resulting linear equation.

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