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November 21st, 2010, 09:56 PM   #1
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What are the steps to solve this logarithmic equation?

x-5x=logbase3(x)

Solve for x. Thanks!
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November 22nd, 2010, 06:37 AM   #2
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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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November 22nd, 2010, 06:33 PM   #3
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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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