# If #2^x xx4^(x+1)=8# what is the value of #x#?

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#### Explanation:

High detail using first principles. Plus an alternative approach for the end.

#### Explanation:

Given:

But 4 is

But

Divide both sides by 4

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You can solve directly from the above but I wish to demonstrate an alternative approach that could prove useful in different circumstances:

take loges of both sides remembering that

Divide both sides by

divide both sides by 3