Logs and Exponentials – Exam Solutions

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Composite Functions

Domain and Range

Finding Pronumerals

Graphs

Inverse Functions

Points of Intersection

Simplifying Expressions

The video below has my solution to Question 5 from the 2013 VCAA Maths Methods Short Answer exam. This type of question relies on an understanding of the log and index laws and which ones to use when solving log & exponential equations. You also need good algebra skills to get the correct answer – 54% of students answered part a correctly and 64% answered part b correctly.

2013 Multi-Choice Q5

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