# How do you solve #4^ { 8x } = 500#?

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Oct 19, 2017

One can use any base logarithm that one likes on both sides:

Use the property

Divide both sides by

Most calculators have base 10 and base e, therefore, I recommend that you use one of these two bases, for an exact representation of x:

Here is an approximate number for x:

Oct 19, 2017

#### Explanation:

Taking log on both sides,