It still will not lead to those answers:

x = -1

x = -2

Closest equation with those answers that I can find:

Bob

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It is obviously some sort of typo.

The book is before me now and has positive 1 just at the end.

]]>Hi;

This is exactly what is in the book then?

Yes Sir!. Positive 1 is at the end

]]>I just wanted to be clear that the problem is:

If so then x = -1 and -2 are not solutions:

This is not zero.

Bob

Yes that's how it is arranged, in the book.

]]>This is exactly what is in the book then?

]]>Hasn't he raised a good point with

bob bundy wrote:I think it is unlikely that a book would use the symbol ^

I would agree, but you say it is there! But then his post #5 is correct and that is not a solution.

The book did not use the symbol ^, I rather used it , because the 2x +3 is at the top of the 3 in the book.

]]>bob bundy wrote:

I think it is unlikely that a book would use the symbol ^

I would agree, but you say it is there! But then his post #5 is correct and that is not a solution.

]]>What does 3^2x+3 mean?

It means the 3 has raised to the power 2x+3.

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