That's right: log(a+ b) is NOT equal to log(a)+ log(b)

Yes, you are "tackling this completely wrong". First recognize that so your equation is the same as . If you let your equation becomes . Solve that quadratic equation for y,What do you put in the middle: log(3^(2x)) ? log(3^x) = log(20) or am i tackling this completely wrong?

No matter how I change/re-arrange the equation, I can't seem to get rid of the plus to put logs into itthenuse logarithms to solve .