First note that the left side exists only for , or , and the right side exists only for , or . Then any solution to this equation is extraneous if we find .

Write both sides as powers of to eliminate the logarithms:

Simplify and solve:

No extraneous solutions here because the one found is larger than 1/5.

## Answers ( )

First note that the left side exists only for , or , and the right side exists only for , or . Then any solution to this equation is extraneous if we find .

Write both sides as powers of to eliminate the logarithms:

Simplify and solve:

No extraneous solutions here because the one found is larger than 1/5.