Log question: 6^3 = 216; answer: log_6(216) = 3  TOPIC_SOLVED

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Log question: 6^3 = 216; answer: log_6(216) = 3

Postby ironape on Mon Nov 09, 2009 9:31 pm

Problem: 63 = 216

Answer: log6(216) = 3

My question is... does it have to be log6(216) = 3 or can it be 3 = log6(216). Does it matter if the = 3 / 3 = comes first or last?

I dont want to get it wrong because it was formatted backwards. Does that make sense?
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Postby stapel_eliz on Mon Nov 09, 2009 9:43 pm

"Equals" is "equals". Unless you have a staggeringly picky instructor (and I'll be the first to admit that they exist), there is no "right" order. As long as you have log6(216) on one side and 3 on the other, you should be fine. :wink:
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