I was assigned the following:

The only solution of the equation ln(x) + ln(x-2) =1 is x = ?

I am unsure how to solve for x.

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- Sep 23rd 2011, 12:23 PMDmiller93Tricky (ln) problem
I was assigned the following:

The only solution of the equation ln(x) + ln(x-2) =1 is x = ?

I am unsure how to solve for x. - Sep 23rd 2011, 12:27 PMSironRe: Tricky (ln) problem
Use the fact that and therefore the equation can be arranged as:

Solve this quadratic equation. - Sep 23rd 2011, 12:49 PMDmiller93Re: Tricky (ln) problem
I solved for x, and came up with 1 + sqrt(4 +4e). However, this is still wrong, and I am unsure why!

- Sep 23rd 2011, 01:03 PMe^(i*pi)Re: Tricky (ln) problem