# Solve the Following Equation For X: 2^(X+1)=4^(X-3) - Mathematics

Solve the following equation for x:

2^(x+1)=4^(x-3)

#### Solution

2^(x+1)=4^(x-3)

rArr2^(x+1)=(2^2)^(x-3)

rArr2^(x+1)=(2^(2x-6))

⇒ x + 1 = 2x - 6

⇒ 2x - x = 1 + 6

⇒ x = 7

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#### APPEARS IN

RD Sharma Mathematics for Class 9
Chapter 2 Exponents of Real Numbers
Exercise 2.1 | Q 8.2 | Page 12