# How do you solve #log_2x=5#?

##### 1 Answer

Nov 16, 2016

Recognize that the notation means “the log base number raised to the power is… that will help you to set up the solution to a problem in any base.

#### Explanation:

In this case, it is “The number that results from raising 2 (the base) to the 5th power.

x = 32

ANOTHER example would be:

x = 64