# How do you expand #log(x(x^3+9)^(-1/2))#?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 20, 2016

#### Answer:

We must use the log properties to simplify.

#### Explanation:

1) Use

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2). Use

Since the exponent is negative, we should first use the exponential property

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3). We now use the rule

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Since

We could have just used the negative

Hopefully this helps!