So I have the function x=2^y

How do I rearrange for y in this case? What are the steps?

Thank you!

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- Sep 27th 2009, 08:15 PMMATHDUDE2Isolating or finding the inverse of an Exponential Function
So I have the function x=2^y

How do I rearrange for y in this case? What are the steps?

Thank you! - Sep 27th 2009, 08:35 PMpacman
x=2^y?

base = b = 2

exponent = y

convert it to the logarithmic form - Sep 27th 2009, 08:37 PMpickslides
Consider the following.

$\displaystyle

a^b= c \Rightarrow b = \log_ac

$