Here are some questions to go with the post on what logarithms mean. Answers and explanations are down at the bottom.

Solve for x in each question: 1) x = log_{3}9 2) x = log_{2}16 3) x = log_{73}73 4) x = log_{900}1 5) x = log_{16}4

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1) x = log_{3}9 x = 2 because 3^{2}= 9 2) x = log_{2}16 x = 4 because 2^{4}= 16 3) x = log_{73}73 x = 1 because 73^{1}= 73 4) x = log_{900}1 x = 0 because 900^{0}= 1 5) x = log_{16}4 x = 1/2 because 16^{(1/2)}= 4