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If 3^2*9^2 = 3^x, what is the value of x?

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If $$3^29^2 = 3^x$$, what is the value of x?

(A) 2
(B) 3
(C) 4
(D) 5
(E) 6

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Bunuel wrote:
If $$3^29^2 = 3x$$, what is the value of x?

(A) 2
(B) 3
(C) 4
(D) 5
(E) 6

I think that question should be $$3^29^2=3^x,$$ What is the value of x?
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26 Aug 2018, 06:21
aghosh54 wrote:
Bunuel wrote:
If $$3^29^2 = 3x$$, what is the value of x?

(A) 2
(B) 3
(C) 4
(D) 5
(E) 6

I think that question should be $$3^29^2=3^x,$$ What is the value of x?

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26 Aug 2018, 07:52
Bunuel wrote:
If $$3^29^2 = 3^x$$, what is the value of x?

(A) 2
(B) 3
(C) 4
(D) 5
(E) 6

$$3^29^2 = 3^x$$

Or, $$3^2*3^4 = 3^x$$ { As 9 = 3^2 }

So, $$3^6 = 3^x$$ , Thus $$x = 6$$ , Answer must be (E)
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Re: If 3^2*9^2 = 3^x, what is the value of x?  [#permalink]

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26 Aug 2018, 10:32
Bunuel wrote:
If $$3^29^2 = 3^x$$, what is the value of x?

(A) 2
(B) 3
(C) 4
(D) 5
(E) 6

Given

$$3^29^2 = 3^x$$

$$3^23^4 = 3^x$$

$$3^6 = 3^x$$

x = 6.

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