Chapter A.5, Problem 9E

### Elementary Geometry For College St...

7th Edition
Alexander + 2 others
ISBN: 9781337614085

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,

54â€‰â€‰andâ€‰â€‰36.

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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