   Chapter A.5, Problem 9E Elementary Geometry For College St...

7th Edition
Alexander + 2 others
ISBN: 9781337614085

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Chapter
Section Elementary Geometry For College St...

7th Edition
Alexander + 2 others
ISBN: 9781337614085
Textbook Problem

Use your calculator to verify that the following expressions are equivalent: a) 54     a n d     3 6 b) 5 16     a n d       5 4

To determine

(a)

To find:

To verify that the following expressions 54and36 are equivalent by using the calculator

Explanation

Consider the following expressions,

54and36.

Use the scientific calculator to find the value of 54 to get the following,

54=7.3485

Use the scientific calculator to find the value of 36 to get the following,

36=7

To determine

(b)

To find:

To verify that the following expressions 516and54 are equivalent by using the calculator

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