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ln (x+1)^2 =2

We know that ln x^y = y ln x

==> ln (x+1)^2  = 2*ln (x+1) = 2

Now divide by 2:

==> ln (x+1) = 2/2=1

==> x+1 = e^1 = e

==> x = e-1

==> x = 1.7183 (approx.)

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