Rewrite in exponential form using the definition of a logarithm. If and are positive real numbers and , then is equivalent to .

Simplify the expression.

Rewrite as .

Apply the power rule and multiply exponents, .

Cancel the common factor of .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Raise to the power of .

Rewrite the equation as .

Solve for x log base 9 of x=5/2