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  • 5 years ago

how would you solve 5*18^(6x)=26

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  1. anonymous
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    use log

  2. anonymous
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    ? how

  3. anonymous
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    could i divide 26 b five then make cmmon bases?

  4. anonymous
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    |dw:1326879785583:dw|

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    i'm not getting the right answer using that

  6. ash2326
    • 5 years ago
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    take log both sides \[ log(5* 18^{6x})= log 26\] \[ log 5 +6x log 18= log 26\] \[6x= (log 26- log 5)/ log 18 \] \[x= (log 26- log 5)/ (6 log 18)\]

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    for some reason i'm gettting .29 for the answer when it's supposed to be 0.0951

  8. ash2326
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    \[x= log(26/5)/(6 log 18)\] log 26/5= log 5.2 log 5.2 =0.716 log 18=1.255 \[x= 0.716/(6* 1.255)\] x=0.09508

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    how did u get the 6log 18 portion?

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