let's solve your equation step-by-step.
step 1: simplify both sides of the equation.
step 2: subtract 24 from both sides.
step 3: divide both sides by -3.
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take the logarithm of both sides (the base of the log doesn't matter):
apply the exponent property - this says that :
distribute the log terms on both sides:
group like terms together:
divide through both sides by the coefficient on :
you can do some additional rewriting here using the properties of the logarithm to simplify things if you like: