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mdttheory Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=%281.025%29%5E12t+%3D+3+solve+for+t
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lgbasallote Group TitleBest 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 \[\large \frac{\log_{1.025} (3)}{12} = t\]
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soccergal12 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
if i wanted to get an answer with decimals. would i go log(3/1.025) / 12 ?
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lgbasallote Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
no that's different
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lgbasallote Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
just do that thing i said
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lgbasallote Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
otherwise you'll have to go \[\frac{\log 3}{12\log 1.025} = t\]
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soccergal12 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so i just leave it in the form you left it in as? log_1.025 (3) / 12 = t ... and i dont simplify it?
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lgbasallote Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
you use a calculator to simplify of course
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soccergal12 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
im not sure how to plug it into my calculator
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lgbasallote Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
do \[\log 3 \div \log 1.025\] what do you get
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lgbasallote Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
now divide by 12
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lgbasallote Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
\[t \approx 3.71\]`
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soccergal12 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
thanks!
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lgbasallote Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
<tips imaginary hat>
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