Past Papers’ Solutions | Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) | AS & A level | Mathematics 9709 | Pure Mathematics 2 (P2-9709/02) | Year 2017 | May-Jun | (P2-9709/21) | Q#1
Given that 5x = 34y, use logarithms to show that y = mx and find the value of the constant m correct
to 3 significant figures.
We are given;
Taking natural logarithm of both sides;
We compare this equation with;