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 November 21st, 2010, 08:56 PM #1 Newbie   Joined: Nov 2010 Posts: 5 Thanks: 0 What are the steps to solve this logarithmic equation? x²-5x=logbase3(x) Solve for x. Thanks!
 November 22nd, 2010, 05:37 AM #2 Global Moderator   Joined: Dec 2006 Posts: 18,841 Thanks: 1564 You can estimate that x is approximately 0.259219 or 5.28671 by careful graph-plotting or various other iterative techniques.
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 Originally Posted by skipjack You can estimate that x is approximately 0.259219 or 5.28671 by careful graph-plotting or various other iterative techniques.
Thanks for clarifying this. I tried literally every way in attempt to solve it algebraically.

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