Exponential Equations

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg28792] Exponential Equations*From*: "Phil Larson" <PLarson at bju.edu>*Date*: Sat, 12 May 2001 20:18:25 -0400 (EDT)*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Why can't Mathematica find x = -5/2 when executing the following? Is there a package I should load? It seems so simple. Solve[3^(2 x)==(1/9)^(x + 5),x]

**Follow-Ups**:**Re: Exponential Equations***From:*"Sherman Reed" <sherman.reed@worldnet.att.net>