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soccergal12
 2 years ago
solve: (1.025)^12t = 3
soccergal12
 2 years ago
solve: (1.025)^12t = 3

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mdttheory
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=%281.025%29%5E12t+%3D+3+solve+for+t

lgbasallote
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[(1.025)^{12t} = 3\] first step take the log \[\Large \log_{1.025} (3) = 12t\] now divide by 12 to get t \[\large \frac{\log_{1.025} (3)}{12} = t\]

soccergal12
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if i wanted to get an answer with decimals. would i go log(3/1.025) / 12 ?

lgbasallote
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1no that's different

lgbasallote
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1just do that thing i said

lgbasallote
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1otherwise you'll have to go \[\frac{\log 3}{12\log 1.025} = t\]

soccergal12
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so i just leave it in the form you left it in as? log_1.025 (3) / 12 = t ... and i dont simplify it?

lgbasallote
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1you use a calculator to simplify of course

soccergal12
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0im not sure how to plug it into my calculator

lgbasallote
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1do \[\log 3 \div \log 1.025\] what do you get

lgbasallote
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[t \approx 3.71\]`

lgbasallote
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1<tips imaginary hat>
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