Help solving exponential equation.

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Help solving exponential equation.

Postby whitypkge » Tue Jun 07, 2011 5:40 am

Solve the following exponential equation. Express the solution set in terms of natural logarithms. Then use a calculator to obtain a decimal approximation.

5^(2x+3)=3^(x+1)

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Postby stapel_eliz » Tue Jun 07, 2011 10:43 am

whitypkge wrote:Solve the following exponential equation. Express the solution set in terms of natural logarithms. Then use a calculator to obtain a decimal approximation.

5^(2x+3)=3^(x+1)

To learn how to solve exponential equations, please study this lesson. Note: You'll start the solution process by taking the logs of each side of the equation:





...and so forth. :wink:


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