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anonymous
 4 years ago
y=logx
If y=10, then what is x?
anonymous
 4 years ago
y=logx If y=10, then what is x?

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hartnn
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.110=log x can u convert this in exponential form?

ParthKohli
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Okay, so what do you get in the equation when you plug \(\rm y = 10\)?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.010 = log x x = 10^10 you raise both powers to whatever the base of the log is to get rid of the log

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so then it will be one?

ParthKohli
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1People, why don't you just help her?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no, x does not equal 1

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thank you @Parthkohli

ParthKohli
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Whenever you have such a form, then I prefer the exponential form.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@ParthKohli if x and y were reversed, this would be true

ParthKohli
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1@latremese40 You're welcome :)

ParthKohli
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1@latremese40 Let me show you.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if you do log(1) you dont get 10

ParthKohli
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[\rm 10 = \log (x)\]Right? But here, the base is 10.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so raise both sides to the 10th power to get rid of the log with base 10

ParthKohli
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[\rm 10 = \log_{10}(x)\]Do you know what the exponential form is?

hartnn
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1the exponential form \(\huge if, a=log x\implies x=10^a \)

hartnn
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so what will be 10=log x ?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but its y=logx then you get 10^x x=1 right?

ParthKohli
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1@latremese40 Let's do something clever.

hartnn
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1when y=10, u get 10=log x

ParthKohli
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Let's first solve for \(\rm x\).

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@ParthKohli if you plug in 1 for x you dont get 10

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0how bout @parthkohli inbx me cuz im getin confused

ParthKohli
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[\rm y = \log_{10}x \]So,\[\rm 10^y = x\]Right?

ParthKohli
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Now if you have y = 10, then you have\[\rm 10^{10} =x \]Got my point?

ParthKohli
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1And that's your answer! If you prefer the numeric notation, then add ten zeroes in front of 1.

hartnn
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1sorry for the confusion.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oka... its cool hartnn

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0im still confused...how is x=1 like you said earlier?

ParthKohli
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1@etemplin: That answer was out of confusion, so don't mind it. :)

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0wow that makes sense now. so x = 10^10 right? just making sure

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1351402472779:dw
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