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Solutions:

10. Solve for x: 11. 4 ln 2 3 ln 4 ln k


1
2
(a ) log 9 x 7
2
ln 2 4 ln 43 ln k
1 3
ln 2 4 ln 2 2 ln k
9 x2 7
2
ln 2 4 ln 26 ln k
2
9 x 7 24
ln 6 ln k
3 x2 7 2
x 2 10 1
ln ln k
x 10 4
1
(b) log 3 x log 3 x 2 1 k
4
log 3 xx 2 1
12. Solve for x:

log 3 x 2 2 x 1
31 x 2 2 x (a) 2 x 1 5 20
x2 2x 3 0 2 x 1 25
x 3x 1 0 2 x 2 25
x 3,1 25
2x
Since log 3 1 2 log 3 3 undefined , then x 3. 2
25
(c) log a log x 0 a 0 log x 1 log x log 2 2 x log 2
2
101 10log x x log 2 2 log 2 25 log 2 2
10 x x log 2 25 1
(d)
log 2 2 x 2 a 2 log 2 x, a 0
1 1

log 2 2 x 2 a 2 log 2 x 0 (b) e x 6 x
e x e x 6e x x e x
e e
log 2 x
2
2
a log 2 x2 0 2x
e 6e 1 x

2x2 a e 2 x 6e x 1 0
log 2 0
x2 Let u e x .So, u 2 6u 1 0
2x2 a
20 u 2 6u 9 1 9
x2
u 3 10 u 3 10
2
2x2 a
1
x2 u 3 10
x2 2x2 a e x 3 10
2x2 x2 a
ln e x ln 3 10
2
x a
x ln 3 10
x a
Since 3 10 is negative, then
we have x ln 3
10 .