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July 3rd, 2016, 06:30 PM   #1
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How can you solve an equation in the form $\displaystyle 2^x = 3x + 1$?
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Generally, there is no elementary method for solving such an equation. One can, however, use the Lambert W function - see the general case given for Example 1.
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