# Question #072fe

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#### Answer:

Please see the explanation.

#### Explanation:

I am going to assume base 10:

Remove the root from inside the first logarithm by multiplying by 1/3:

Multiply both sides of the equation by 3:

The difference of two logarithms is the same as division within the argument:

Eliminate the logarithm by making both sides the power of 10:

On the left side the base and the logarithm are removed:

Divide both sides by 10:

Multiply both sides by

Expand the squares:

Add

Divide by sides by -8: