If the relation y=ax^{n} is satisfied by x=2, y=10.6 and by x=3, y=6.2, find a and n.

Source: Porter, R.I. (1963). Further Elementary Analysis (2nd ed.). London: G. Bell & Sons. (Examples 2b, Question 8, p. 23)

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Dr. Lee teaches at the Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information at the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. He founded The Mathematics Digital Library in 2013.

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