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    solving equation

    When I first saw this question, I thought it was easy.
    But I can't find solution yet.

    1937x+3x ln x =12978. Find x.

    I'm not sure whether this equation have a solution.
    Anyone get the solution?
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    This equation cannot be solved using basic algebra.

    You will need to employ a numerical method like Newtons or the Bi-section method.

    The other choice is to use trial and error, I would use a spreadsheet to save time.
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