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A problem with logarithms 2019-08-23
From Iriogbe:
Find the value : if log3 (a-6) =2b and log2 (a-7) =3b
Answered by Penny Nom.
4^x=2^x+6 2019-04-05
From Olivia:
How do you find the (b,n) if the solution of the equation 4^x=2^x+6 can be expressed at logb(n) where b and n are both prime numbers?
Answered by Penny Nom.
Double the number of pennies each week 2019-02-28
From Donald:
If I save a penny a week,double it every week,How many weeks will it take to reach 1,000,000 dollars
Answered by Penny Nom.
y=lnx+(1+ln2)/2 and y=x^2 2019-01-28
From Mike:
Prove that y=lnx+(1+ln2)/2 and y=x^2 touch each other.

The course is about logarithm and root functions... how should I solve this problem?

Answered by Penny Nom.
4444^4444 2017-12-10
From Sashi:
4444 to power of 4444=?
Please share the result with simplification.

Answered by Penny Nom.
The derivative of f(x)=2^x/x 2017-11-28
From Chhavi:
Find f'(x).

Answered by Penny Nom.
3^2x-5=27 2016-12-14
From danaja:
solve for the following 3^2x-5=27
Answered by Penny Nom.
Find two values of x satisfying f(x)=1 where f(x)=sin(ln(x)) 2016-01-21
From Ruth:
I'm trying to find two values of x satisfying f(x)=1 where f(x)=sin(ln(x))
Answered by Penny Nom.
Manipulating an expression using logarithms 2015-05-18
From Katie:
Solve x=At^be^-ct for b in terms of c.
The e is Euler's number, not a letter or random placeholder.
v I've tried 2 methods on my calculator, and I am unsure as to why they give me different answers, and which one is correct.
For some reason, when placing a multiplication sign in between the A and the first t, I get a completely different answer. Why is this?
Also, which is the right answer for the question I have?
Thank you!
Katie :)

Answered by Penny Nom.
logbase4 (sin x) = -0.5 2014-10-26
From Susan:
Solve for x: logbase4 (sin x) = -0.5
Answered by Penny Nom.
Logarithms 2014-08-28
From effaryna:
how logarithms is applied in everyday life?
Answered by Penny Nom.
Differentiate ln[x(2x-4)^1/2] 2014-06-28
From Igwe:
If y=In[x(2x-4)^1/2],find dy/dx at x=3
Answered by Penny Nom.
How do we use logarithms in our daily life 2014-06-01
From ss:
how do we use logarithms in our dailylife
Answered by Penny Nom.
The inverse of y = 5^x 2014-03-07
From Melody:
how do you find the inverse of y = 5^x
Answered by Penny Nom.
Evaluate log3 14 2013-11-17
From Tash:
Use the Change of Base Formula and a calculator to evaluate the logarithm, correct to six decimal places. Use either natural or common logarithms.

log3 14

Answered by Penny Nom.
n log n = 36 * 10 ^ 12 2013-11-12
From shihab:
How to find value of n in this equation :

n log n = 36 * 10 ^ 12

Answered by Penny Nom.
2^x . 5^3 = x^4 2013-09-05
From Zuhdina:
Hi, I got a question, 2^x . 5^3 = x^4 I want to know the value of x without using calculator, I've already done some questions in logarithm and I always stuck in the same model equation-I think if someone shows me the way, I can do the other 'stuck equations'
Answered by Penny Nom.
4=(1+.08)^x 2013-06-15
From Samantha:
I can't seem to understand how to solve for x when it is in power form, here is the equation:


Answered by Penny Nom.
How do i write log_8(P) =7 in exponential form? 2013-04-14
From nancy:
How do i write this in exponential form log8P =7
Answered by Penny Nom.
Solve 8 logx > x 2013-02-19
From Fulvio:
Hi, could you solve this equation in algebraic form:


Answered by Harley Weston.
What is the domain of f(x)=sin(ln(x))/ln(x)? 2013-02-06
From Behrooz:
Hi, the following problem may be interesting: What is the domain of f(x)=sin(ln(x))/ln(x)? Be careful, domain is not obvious. Best regards Behrooz
Answered by Penny Nom.
The exponential form of log8=P 2012-04-25
From Kristina:
what is the exponential form of log8=P
Answered by Penny Nom.
A log equation in exponential form 2011-11-11
From Sarah:
Express the equation in Exponential form

log2 to the 16th power=4

Answered by Penny Nom.
Uses of logarithms 2011-11-09
From BEA:
what is the use of logarithmic functions in real life or daily life?
Answered by Penny Nom.
Infinite Logarithmic Series 2011-08-08
From Sourik:
Dear Expert,

In my Amithabha Mitra and Shambhunath Ganguly's "A Text Book of Mathematics" I found the formula of log (1+x) where the base is e and x lies in between -1 and +1.As I want to learn Mathematics,I am not satisfied with the mere statement of the formula.Please help giving me the full proof.
Thanking you,

Answered by Robert Dawson.
Exponential form 2011-05-18
From Kara:
How do I write this in exponential form?

log 1/8 = -3

Answered by Penny Nom.
ln(12 x) = 6 2011-03-03
From Carolyn:
solve the equation

ln12x = 6

Thank you


Answered by Penny Nom.
Daily life example of logarithms 2011-02-04
From owais:
what are the application or daily life example of logarithms?
Answered by Harley Weston.
Simplify the logarithmic expression 2010-12-02
From Adori:
Use the properties of logarithms to simplify the logarithmic expression. Log(1/250) base 5
Answered by Penny Nom.
A Taylor polynomial for (lnx)/x 2010-09-29
From Dave:
I have a series problem that I cannot solve. The problem asks for you to compute a Taylor polynomial Tn(x) for f(x) = (lnx)/x. I calculated this poly out to T5(x) and attempted to use this to identify a pattern and create a series in order to calculate Tn(x). However, the coefficients on the numerator out to F5prime(x) are as follows: 1, -3, 11, -50, 274... Ok, so the negative is an easy fix -> (-1)^n-1. But the other coefficients are stumping me. I can't see any sort of pattern there and I've tried every trick I know. Is there another way to go about this? Thanks!
Answered by Chris Fisher.
An equation involving logarithms 2010-09-27
From mindy:
I am trying to find x, the equation is:
log_2(log x + 2 (log x)^(1/2) + 1) - 2 log_4((log x)^(1/2) + 1) = 1

Thank you very much for your time. =)

Answered by Harley Weston.
A logarithmic equation 2010-09-08
From Rohit:
x^2 + k*ln(x) - c - k = 0

Where k and c are constants.

Answered by Penny Nom.
y = - log(x) 2010-04-28
From Alex:
y= - log(x), where y = 4.3
solve for x.

Answered by Harley Weston.
Log[f(x)] 2010-03-08
From sourabh:
What is the number of solutions of the equation 9 x 2 - 18 x + 5 = 0 for x, such that the expression log10[(x+1)(x+2)] exists?
Answered by Harley Weston.
Growth rates 2010-01-26
From Bhavya:
Dear Sir/Ma'am,

I read in the text book that the growth rates of these 3 functions are as below- n2/3 < n/lg n < n0.99

I tried the substitution method to check the correctness of this. But it gets really tough as n increase.

Is there any simpler way to understand the correctness of these growth rates?

Thanks and Regards,

Answered by Robert Dawson.
Exponential form 2009-08-05
From motaz:
Let x = log_2 1/8 Write the exponential form of the equation and solve the equation for x
Answered by Stephen La Rocque.
Log_7 (4X) = Log_14 X 2009-07-08
From Mukulu:
Help me with this question because i tried my level best to get the right answer but i failed Log_7 (4X) = Log_14X
Answered by Stephen La Rocque.
Possible Values of a Base of a Logarithm 2009-06-05
From nazrul:
If log base x of 25=2 then what is the value of x? I am confused if the result be 5 or -5. Please explain. Thank you.
Answered by Robert J. Dawson.
(logx)squared + log (xcubed ) +2 =0 2009-05-19
From michael:
Solve for x: (logx)squared + log (xcubed ) +2 =0
Answered by Penny Nom.
A property that decreases in value every year by 10 percent 2009-03-07
From PEter:
there is a competition problem where a cottage is worth 25000 years, but it decreases in value every year by 10 percent. Without a calculator, is there a way to find after how many years, the cottage will be worth 2500? (besides multiplying it out and besides logs)
Answered by Stephen La Rocque.
An inequality with logs 2009-03-06
From Indrajit:
(x/10)^(logx - 2)<100..........how to solve this one??
Answered by Stephen La Rocque.
If 5 to the power of y = 625, what is y? 2009-03-02
From Charlene:
If 5 to the power of y = 625, what is y?
Answered by Penny Nom.
A log base 2 problem 2008-11-26
From dave:
solve for x

(log base 2 of x) - (log base 2 of (x-2)) = 3

Answered by Penny Nom.
How do you solve "logx^4=4? 2008-11-17
From Scott:
How do you solve "logx^4=4"?
Answered by Penny Nom.
Logs and exponentials 2008-10-06
From Charles:
I seem to remember you could solve exponential problems using natural logs quite simply without calculators, such as the fifth root of 400 or 33 to the 4th power. All you did was convert the number to its natural log and then just divide by 5 or multiply by 4 and then convert it back. I just remember how to do this. Thanks.
Answered by Harley Weston.
Solving Exponential Equations Using Logarithms 2008-09-15
From Todd:
Answered by Janice Cotcher.
2^x = 1,000,000 2008-09-06
From Peter:
How do I solve for "x" in the following equation: "2 to the power of x = 1,000,000" ?
Answered by Penny Nom.
Solve e^x + e^(x+1) = 250 2008-08-25
From Laura:
"solve this equation correct to three decimals"
e^x + e^x+1= 250

Answered by Penny Nom.
Write log_2 (1/8) = -3 in exponential form 2008-06-27
From Jaime:
how do you write log2 (1/8) = -3 in exponential form?

the 1/8 is a fraction and the 2 is a base of 2

Answered by Penny Nom.
limit x->0 (logx-log(x-1)) 2008-05-22
From kritica:
lt x->0 (logx-log(x-1))
Answered by Harley Weston.
Which is larger, 727464^512693 or 624610^518548? 2008-05-18
From Yahweh:
Lets say I have two very large numbers in the form of a^b: 727464^512693 and 624610^518548

I want to calculate which number is larger, but its unreasonable to type these numbers into a spreadsheet to get an answer right away. How could I determine the larger or the two numbers efficiently?

Answered by Stephen La Rocque.
The inverse of a function 2008-05-03
From keith:
please help me find the inverse of this function:

h(t) = 2 + 4 ln(1-5t)

Answered by Stephen La Rocque.
log2x+log(x+4)=1 2008-04-12
From ryan:
solve the equation for x, log2x+log(x+4)=1
Answered by Penny Nom.
1-(1-P)^75=0.05 2008-04-05
From Amy:
Answered by Stephen La Rocque and Penny Nom.
ln (x) - x = ln (2) 2007-11-18
From James:
How do you make x the subject of

ln (x) - x = ln (2)

Answered by Stephen La Rocque.
0 = (1/t) - [ln(1+r) ln(t)] 2007-10-18
From Brandi:
Objective: solve for t, where r = 0.05

0 = (1/t) - [ln(1+r) ln(t)]

Answered by Penny Nom.
x= (y/z)ln((1+a^2)/(1-a^2)) 2007-09-26
From John:
If x= (y/z)ln((1+a^2)/(1-a^2)) Please solve for 'a' Thanks in advance!
Answered by Penny Nom.
Logs and exponentials 2007-07-31
From Marsia:
Explain how the functions of exponents and logarithms relate to each other.
Answered by Penny Nom.
The graph of a log function 2007-07-30
From Marsia:
How would you describe to another student what the graph of a logarithmic function looks like?
Answered by Penny Nom.
loga b + logb a < 0 2007-07-08
From Claire:
Suppose a, b are real numbers taking all positive values except 1, determine (without the use of calculators) whether there exists values of a and b such that loga b + logb a < 0
Answered by Penny Nom.
log(0.81) 2007-06-28
From Ade:
If log 3 = 0.477 . The answer of log 0.81
Answered by Harley Weston.
Log base 2 of log base 2 of x 2007-06-27
From alex:
y = log base 2 of lag base 2 of x The slope of the tangent to the given curve at its x-intercept is..?
Answered by Harley Weston.
Exponential form: x^y 2007-06-22
From Kishor:
whats the easy way to calculate X raised to Y where y is much greater than x.
Answered by Stephen La Rocque.
Understanding log equations 2007-05-10
From Sean:
The number, N, of people who have heard a rumor spread by mass media at time, t, in days is modelled by N (t) = a / 1+ be^ -kt. If 50 people have heard the rumour initially and 300,000 people hear the rumour eventually, find a and b. If the rumour is initially spreading at the rate of 500 people per day, find k.
Answered by Penny Nom.
What is the limit of 3.x^(3/x) as x approaches +infinity? 2007-04-11
From Teodora:
What is the limit of 3.x^3/x as x approaches +infinity ?
Answered by Haley Ess.
Logarithms 2007-04-09
From Emi:
Given log10 2=0.30 and log10 3=0.47 How to i express 6 x 10power 14 in logarithm answer. Please help me. Thank you. Emi
Answered by Stephen La Rocque.
A logarithm of a product and the product of logarithms 2007-02-27
From Sharon:
Can you please explain Explain the difference between a logarithm of a product and the product of logarithms and give examples of each?
Answered by Stephen La Rocque and Penny Nom.
A problem involving logs 2006-11-26
From Beth:
any help would be appreciated on how to solve without using the change of base formula for logarithms in the solution and check of the solution!!!

log256 (x) + log16 (x) + log4 (x) + log 2 (x) = 7/4

Answered by Stephen La Rocque and Penny Nom.
How many digits are in the number 2^64? 2006-06-14
From Trang:
How many digits are in the number 264?
Answered by Stephen La Rocque.
An equation involving logarithms 2006-03-05
From Chris:
Given that loge y = 0.3logex+1.2 show that y=3.32 x0.3

Answered by Penny Nom.
6^(x+1) = 12^(x-3) 2006-02-05
From BB:
6x+1 =12x-3
Answered by Penny Nom.
Differentiation, powers and logs 2006-01-06
From Claudia:

Question: how do I find the derivative of

x* ln(x+(e^2))^2



Answered by Penny Nom.
Express t as a function of d 2005-11-30
From Matthew:

I have a problem on my homework I cant seem to figure out. Basically it gives me this Linear Regression Equation:

ln t=1.5 ln d-0.8954

and it wants be to transform the equation expressing t as a function of d. For some reason I keep getting it wrong. Anyone got an idea of how to do this?

Answered by Penny Nom.
cos x * cos 2x * cos 4x * cos 8x 2005-08-29
From Leandro:

A = cos x * cos 2x * cos 4x * cos 8x

What's the value of log A at base 2?

Answered by Chris Fisher and Penny Nom.
y = log(x) + x. Solve for x. 2005-08-26
From Alain:

I have the following equation:

y = ln(x) + x

How do I solve for x?

Answered by Penny Nom.
How many digits? 2005-06-07
From Floren:
The numbers 21989 and 51989 are written one after another. How many digits in all are there?
Answered by Claude Tardif.
Logarithmic differentiation 2005-05-23
From Richard:
I need to convince myself that I understand the process of differentiating y=xx.
The specific question is that if I have to take the logarithm of both sides of the equation how can differentiate the following?
y= {(x+2)(x+2)}/{(x+1)(x+1)} - {(x+1)(x+1)}/(xx),
I have an idea that the differential of this fairly complex function is itself ... am I right or wrong.

Answered by Penny Nom.
arcsech x 2005-02-10
From Monica:
Prove that arcsech x = ln[(1 + (1-x2)(1/2)) / x ]
Answered by Penny Nom.
Extraneous solutions 2005-02-04
From Heather:
My teacher wants to know why there are extraneous solutions in logarithms?
Answered by Penny Nom.
Some logarithm problems 2005-01-27
From Jo:
Given ln x=7.1; ln y=8.2, Find ln(x^3y^7)
Answered by Penny Nom.
ln(hx+n) 2005-01-07
From Anibal:
if I have the eq. y=hx+n and I want to know ln(y), how do I process ln(hx+n)?
Answered by Penny Nom.
e = ln(b/a) solve for a 2004-12-01
From Daniel:
I am trying to make "a" the subject of this equation "e = ln(b/a)" but am not sure if i'm doing it right. Any help would be appriciated,
Answered by Claude Tardif.
Two problems 2004-08-02
From JJ:
A question on my homework assignment about logs says "suppose that x=logA and y=logB & write the expression in terms of x and y"

log(A - B)

Is this even possible? It seems like a typo.

Another is: "solve for t."

12(1.221)^t = t + 3

Is this one possible? If it is, I cant figure it out.

Answered by Penny Nom.
12(1.221)^t = t + 3 2004-07-14
From Jay:
This problem has me stumped since i cannot separate the t and the 3. Here it is:

12(1.221)t = t + 3

It's on a logarithm worksheet, but how do i figure it out?!

Answered by Harley Weston.
(ln(50/x)) / (ln(40/x)) = a 2004-06-21
From Un eleve:
(ln(50/x)) / (ln(40/x)) = a = constante

comment extraire la variable x ???

Answered by Claude Tardif.
Logs 2004-02-29
From Sandy:
find X

my book uses prop 7 to rewrite as logb4raised3/2-logb8raised2/3+logb2=logbx; then writes logb8-logb4+logb2=logbx how did it get here?

Answered by Claude Tardif.
A problem with logs 2004-02-22
From Caitlyn:
problem: ln x + ln (x-2) = 1

I can solve this on the calculator, but the book wants 1+ [(sqroot)1+e]. How can I get the e?

Answered by Penny Nom.
Logarithms 2004-02-01
From A student:
Where did the word logarithmic come from? Where/whom did it originate?
Answered by Harley Weston.
Domain of a function 2003-10-14
From Karim:
Find the Domain of the Function
H(x) = Log3 (4x + 7)-10
H(x) = log base 3 times 4X plus 7 minus 10
i am having problem solving these kinds of problems.

Answered by Penny Nom.
Applications of logarithms 2003-09-16
From A student:
I have a project due in my algebra two class dealing with logs and where they are used in life, but I am having trouble finding websites that relate. So I would really appreciate it if you couldhelp me.
Answered by Penny Nom.
Natural logarithms 2003-07-22
From Amanda:
I'm going into my senior year of high school. I will be taking AP calculus, and my teacher gave us some homework over the summer. However, there are two things that I do not understand how to do. The first is, she wants us to be able to generate a unit circle by hand using 30, 60 and 90 degree triangles. I have used the unit circle in trigonometry, however I was never taught how to draw it. Secondly, I need to know how to do natural logarithms without a calculator. I was not taught how to do this, and the worksheet I was given only showed me how to complete them using a calculator.
Answered by Claude Tardif.
Solve x = y^z for z 2003-06-28
From Nathan:
If x = y^z is there a way to solve for z, if x and y are given, without guessing or already knowing the answer?

ie: 64 = 2^z
6 is the obvious value for z. Is there a way I could solve for this variable using a formula, which would also apply when more complex values were substituted for x and y?

Answered by Penny Nom.
R= 5.3lnx + x. 2003-05-11
From A student:
Reaction R to a dose x is given by: R= 5.3lnx + x. For a certain drug, R must not exceed 21. Show that a dose between 8 and 12 units satisfies this requirement & find, correct to 5 decimal places, the greates value of x which satisfies this condition?
Answered by Harley Weston.
The probability that the area of a triangle is smaller that 1/8 2001-12-21
From Hoda:
Given unit square pick two points on adjacent sides of the square , what is the probability that the area of the resulting triangle is smaller that 1/8? I tried to tackle the problem by first sketching a square with the four vertices at (0,0), (1,1), (0,1) and (1,1). The answer seems to be the area under the curve y=0.25/x between 1 and 0, but how can you integrate such a function when ln0 is undefined? any help would be highly appreciated.
Answered by Andrei Volodin.
1996^1999 and 1999^1996 2001-07-29
From Rajesh:
what is greater 19991997 or 19971999?
Answered by Chris Fisher.
Two log problems 2001-06-16
From A student:
Hi..this is one of 9th grade student in Fort Worth TX. well..I am doing EPGY stuffs in my school right now..and.. me and my teacher had problems to solve some advanced logarithmic thing. so I searched some sites to solve these two questions
  1. (log base 7 * 10) * (log base 10 * X ) = 2

  2. log base 10 * (3x-4) + log base 12 * X
    (log base 12 * 2) + (log base 12 * 5)

    = log base 10 *4

Answered by Harley Weston.
An integration problem 2000-11-30
From A student:
If a>0 and the integral from b to 0 of 1/(1+x) equals 1/2 the integral from a to 0 of 1/(1+x), express "b" in terms of "a"
Answered by Claude tardif.
Where will we use this in the real world? 2000-10-11
From Jane Ann Musgrove:
As a teacher of mathematics, I am always asked "Where will we use this in the real world?". I am seeking ideas/sites via the internet where students can find answers to this type of question. Can you help me?

To be more specific, right now I am interested in finding careers where the employees would use the concepts of "Radicals", "Matrices", and "Logarithms". This information will be used by students to make presentations to the class on their findings from internet searches.

Answered by Harley Weston.
Isolating an exponent 2000-09-24
From C. Scott:
Suppose you invest $500.00 in an account that pays 10% interest compounded annually. How long will it take for this value to triple?

A=p(1 + i)a A=1500 i=0.1
1500=500(1.1)a p=500 a=unknown

How do you solve this problem algebraicly? How do you isolate the variable (a) when it is an exponent?

Answered by Harley Weston.
Logs and trig functions 2000-09-12
From Becky:
How do they get these answers?
  1. log 8 + log 2 = ?
    Answer is: log 16

  2. For 0 degree < x < 90 degree, how many solutions are there for the equation 2sin x = cos x?
    Answer: 1

Answered by Penny Nom.
LOG(LN(x)) = 1 2000-07-28
From An algebra student:
LET F(x)=LOG X AND G(x)= LN X. SOLVE (f *G)(x)= 1

Answered by Harley Weston.
An equation involving x to the x 2000-07-22
From Joy Peter:
I am joy, a teacher teaching Maths at the secondary level and while solving a sum came to this stage when i got xx (1 + log x) = 0, by which we can conclude that xx = 0 or 1 + log x = 0. If xx = 0, than what should be the value of x? I feel that the value of x should then be 0 (zero) but then how do I explain this to the students as we also know that anything to the power of 0 is 1 but here 0 raised to 0 is 1. If this is not defined then how do I explain this?
Answered by Penny Nom.
Radioactive decay 2000-05-18
From Catherine Sullivan:
Please help me with the following: The radioactive isotope carbon-14 is present in small quantities in all life forms, and it is constantly replenished until the organism dies, after which it decays to carbon-12 at a rate proportional to the amount of C-14 present, with a half life of 5730 years. Suppose C(t) is the amount of C-14 at time t.
  1. Find the value of the constant k in the differential equation: C'=-kC
  2. In 1988 3 teams of scientists found that the Shroud of Turin, which was reputed to be the burial cloth of Jesus, contained 91% of the amount of C-14 contained in freshly made cloth of the same material. How old is the Shroud according to the data?

Answered by Harley Weston.
Two calculus problems 2000-05-01
From Kaushal Shah:
How Do WE Integrate the following Functions,
  1. Integral xtanx dx
  2. How was natural base "e" discovered and why e=2.7.......

Answered by Claude Tardif.
Logs 2000-04-12
From Jessica:
Write as a single log 3ln x - 2ln(y+e) + 5ln(x-12) - 4ln y
Answered by Harley Weston.
Compounding continuously 2000-03-21
From Gina:
You deposit $1500 in an account that pays 6.5% annual interest, compounded continuously. Find the balance after 10 years.

I'm not sure what to do with the "compounded continuously" part.

Answered by Penny Nom.
Characteristic of a logarithm 2000-03-14
From Andrew Strauss:
What is the characteristic of log base 18 of 1980 ?
Answered by Harley Weston.
Logarithms 2000-01-18
From Jennifer:

Hi I have a test tomorrow and I was wondering if you could help me with these two problems.

  1. Explain how to express y in terms of x if log3y=4log3(2X)

  2. The LN key on your scientific calculator is not working, but the ex and LOG keys are. Write directions for calculating a natural logarithm using the ex and LOG keys. Explain why these directions will get you the right answer.

Answered by Harley Weston.
Capacitor discharge rate 2000-01-09
From Bill Phillips:
I need to be solve for t in the following rate problem for an electrical capacitor. Vr = E(e^-t/RC), e=nat. log 2.718 raised to the -t/RC power.
Answered by Harley Weston.
Logarithms 1999-12-16
From Pierre:
Can you please answer those three question

  1. inverse or the exponential function.

    logx 81 = 4,
    x expo4 = 81,
    x = +or- 4square root 81,
    x = +or- 3
    s.s = {3}
    Why is -3 not acceptable.

  2. .

Answered by Harley Weston.
Log Cancel 1999-12-03
From Justin Murray:
Ok I feel like a goof because I know this and I cant think of an answer But I want to isolate the x in the function y=2^x how do I do this?
Answered by Harley Weston.
Two derivatives 1999-11-16
From Gina Renicker:
The derivative of:

y=e(xlnx) and y=x2arctan(x1/2)
Answered by Harley Weston.

Area of a circle and an inequality 1999-10-30
From Adam Anderson:
I have two problems.

The first: prove that the area of a cirlce is pi times radius squared without using calculus.

The second: show that ln(x) < x - 1 for all x > 0.

Answered by Harley Weston.

Derivatives with logs 1999-10-26
From Kate:
What is the derivative of 5 to the 5x-2 at x equals 0.8?
Answered by Harley Weston.
-log(a) 1999-10-22
From Brenda Miskimmin:
I need to know the mercury concentration in mg/L or ng/L for the following:

-log M (Hg) = 8.5

where mw of Hg=200.59

(it's the negative sign in front of log that confuses me).
Answered by Harley Weston.

Solving using logs 1999-10-11
From Rich Bolton:
Here's my question:


Can you please show me how to do this?
Answered by Penny Nom.

A log problem 1999-05-08
From N. Lam:
I don't understand how to do this type of question:

log(base absolute value x)y = log(base abs.val.x)2 + log(base abs.val.x)(Cos x)

How do you graph the equation also, if -2(3.14)<=x<=2(3.14)
Answered by Harley Weston.

John Napier and e 1999-02-06
From Shimin:
I would like to ask about the exact definition of e, its history (like how John Napier came about discovering it) and its applications in problems and real life situations. Thank you!
Answered by Chris Fisher.
Logs 1998-10-21
From Benny:
What does log means? How come we have to use log
Answered by Chris Fisher.
Two Problems 1998-07-28
From James Pulver:
How do you solve these problem? If log abc=16 and log ac=12 , find b. (The logs are log base 10.)
If a and b are real numbers, i^2 = -1 and (a+b)+5i=9+ai what is the value of b?

Answered by Jack LeSage.
A Problem with Logs. 1997-11-26
From Herman:
Given log 24=a, log 25=b and log 26=c, express log 39 in terms of a, b and c.
Answered by Penny Nom.
Natural Logarithm Functions 1997-04-23
From Rickson:
The following two questions are some of my son's homework that he is having trouble with......any advice or assistance would be appreciated.

(eX)5=1000.............the X and 5 are exponents

lnx + ln(x+3) = ln10

In each question the problem is to find x.
Answered by Harley Weston.

Logarithmique et semi logarithmique 2008-03-08
From azaar:
Je veux savoir comment passer d'un échelle linière à l'échelle logarithmique ou semi logarithmique ?
Answered by Lierre-Louis Gagnon.
Dérivée logarithmique 2007-03-04
From Albert:
Déterminer la dérivée première des fonctions logarithmiques suivantes : 1) f (x) = x exposant x 2) f (x) = x exposant e exposant 2x
Answered by Claude Tardif.
logarithme 2006-10-24
From Julie:
Loga(x^2-4) - loga(x-2)
Answered by Claude Tardif.
ln(x+3)+ln(x+2)=ln(x+11) 1999-11-24
From Thibault Portevin:
"Résolvez l'équation : ln(x+3)+ln(x+2)=ln(x+11)" Je suis bloqué, pourriez-vous m'aider?
Answered by Claude Tardif.
logarithme neperien 1999-11-10
From Louise Kieffer:
D'où provient la valeur e ( 2,7....) des logarithmes népériens ?
Answered by Claude Tardif.



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