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spock5 | Student, Undergraduate | Honors

Posted May 17, 2012 at 6:49 AM via web

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Solve for x in log x – log (3-x) = log (1)

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thilina-g | College Teacher | (Level 1) Educator

Posted May 17, 2012 at 7:11 AM (Answer #1)

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`logx-log(3-x) = log(1)`

We can rewrite this as below,

`log(x/(3-x)) = log 1`

Therefore,

`x/(3-x) =1`

`x = 3-x`

`2x =3`

`x =1.5`

 

Therefore x is 1.5

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