# How do you expand #(ln(5^1))(ln(2/(3^-2)^-2)#?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 15, 2015

#### Explanation:

Begin by simplifying the second factor. We can distribute the negative exponent in the denominator as such:

Next we can use the quotient property of logarithms to expand the second term:

Finally, we can use the power property logarithms to move the negative exponent outside the logarithm: