If X and Y are both positive and log9X=log12Y=log16(X+Y), find the value of X/Y.
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9, 12 and 16 are base numbers or not?
Originally Posted by yobacul 9, 12 and 16 are base numbers or not? Yes. I am trying using the [tex] equation below, hopeful it works. If x and y are both positive and find the value of x/y.
Last edited by mr fantastic; Oct 10th 2009 at 12:21 AM. Reason: Fixed latex
or on solving i stuck here
Last edited by ramiee2010; Oct 10th 2009 at 05:33 PM. Reason: corrections
Thanks, but I think there is an error as shown below: is not equal to
Last edited by mr fantastic; Oct 10th 2009 at 08:11 PM. Reason: Fixed the latex
Originally Posted by yeoky Thanks, but I think there is an error as shown below: is not equal to .
Last edited by mathaddict; Oct 15th 2009 at 08:31 PM.
Originally Posted by yeoky Thanks, but I think there is an error as shown below: is not equal to Originally Posted by mathaddict HI It is . What makes you think that it's not ? It most certainly is NOT. If it were true then it would also be true that ....!!
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