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irvine
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What is the solution of log 2x – 3^125 = 3 ? Please help im taking a test right now
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irvine Group Title
What is the solution of log 2x – 3^125 = 3 ? Please help im taking a test right now
 2 years ago
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jimmyrep Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
is LHS = log of (2x  3^125) or just log of 2x?
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irvine Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
hmm. i have no clue the question is exactly the way i posted it that's what confused me
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Hero Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I was just about to ask that
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irvine Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
That is basically why i dont understand it
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gabrielbean Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
iw ould say move the log2x to one side on its own then rearrange to remove the log then solve for x log2x=3+3^125 (assuming log is to base ten) 10^(3+3^125)=2x x=(10^(3+3^125))/2 i think...
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jimmyrep Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yes  thats right
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irvine Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
thank you so much! :)
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Hero Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
For some reason, I keep getting false for the answer
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gabrielbean Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so do i but that may be to do with the calculators memory
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Hero Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
wolfram alpha's solution: http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=log%282x%29%3D3%2B3^125%2C+x&a=*FunClash.log_*Log10.Log
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irvine Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i went to this website too and i got a completely different answer i guess it might be the way i typed the equation in
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Hero Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
How did you type it in, and what website was that?
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Hero Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Ah, I think it's log base 2 of x
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irvine Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
log 2x – 3^125 = 3 and the website was wolframalpha too
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irvine Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
but the choices in the test are way different though
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Hero Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
What are the answer choices?
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irvine Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
x = 1 x = 4 x = 7/3 x = 1/3
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Hero Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
That's bizarre. I've tried every possible way. It all comes out to the same answer
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irvine Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
what answer did you get?
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Hero Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=log2x3^125%3D3
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Hero Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Exact result gives one form, alternate form gives false
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irvine Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
hmmm.. this thing is so complicated :( i think im going to give up
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Hero Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Yeah, you should just guess
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irvine Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
that is what i am going to do
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irvine Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I know I guessed 7/3 what do you think?
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irvine Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
okay that sounds better
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irvine Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Thanks for your help :)
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Hero Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
What was the answer?
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irvine Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
idk yet im on question 16 of the test and there is 4 more i will tell you once im done
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irvine Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
they wont show me the correct answer but it was not 1/3
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Hero Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
It wasn't any of them. It was a bogus question
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irvine Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I know but it doesnt really matter anymore since i still have a good grade in the class I just hope that i dont get anymore questions like this one
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