# Solve for x log base 5 of x=-2

Rewrite in exponential form using the definition of a logarithm. If and are positive real numbers and , then is equivalent to .
Solve for
Rewrite the expression using the negative exponent rule .
Raise to the power of .
Rewrite the equation as .
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Solve for x log base 5 of x=-2