# How do you solve #4^(x-3)=1/16#?

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Sep 10, 2016

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

There are 2 approaches which I use for exponential equations, which are equations which have indices.

If neither of these work, then use logs.

We should know that 16 is a power of 4, so use 4 as the base on both sides.