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1. Could anybody please tell me how to work out the value of x in this equation:

3 to the power x = 9 to the power x+1

2. Would it help if I said that 9=3^2?
3. (Original post by JayD29)
Could anybody please tell me how to work out the value of x in this equation:

3 to the power x = 9 to the power x+1

Rewrite

So if you have it must be the case that

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