# help with a equation

• March 30th 2011, 01:22 AM
mechaniac
help with a equation
Solve $3x=(x+3)(ln(x+1))$

how do i solve this equation?
• March 30th 2011, 01:36 AM
Ackbeet
Quote:

Originally Posted by mechaniac
Solve $3x=(x+3)(ln(x+1))$

how do i solve this equation?

By inspection, and numerically. There appear to be two solutions. One is zero, which you can see by inspection. The other is approximately 7.57736, which you can get by a numerical routine. Here is WolframAlpha's answer.