# steps in logarithm equation I've forgotton

• Dec 12th 2012, 12:33 PM
whereitsbeen
steps in logarithm equation I've forgotton
question is; solve for y in terms of x

log5x2/ log53- log5y=2
log5x2/ log53 - 2 = log5y

anyway, this is as far as I know to take this question. Can anyone shed light for me?
• Dec 12th 2012, 03:07 PM
topsquark
Re: steps in logarithm equation I've forgotton
Quote:

Originally Posted by whereitsbeen
question is; solve for y in terms of x

log5x2/ log53- log5y=2
log5x2/ log53 - 2 = log5y

anyway, this is as far as I know to take this question. Can anyone shed light for me?

Hint: Take your original equation and multiply both sides by $\log_5(3)$.

-Dan