# How do you solve for x in log_x32=5?

Apr 26, 2018

I tried this:

#### Explanation:

I would try to use the definition of log to write it as:

${x}^{5} = 32$

now let us observe $32$; it can be written as: ${2}^{5}$

so we can write:

${x}^{5} = {2}^{5}$

and so $x = 2$