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    Exclamation Help with logarithm question!

    Solve the following equation:

    ln(x^2-3x+2)=2+ln(x-1)

    Im stuck on this question :/ can't seem to get the answer.
    Can anyone help me with this? Thank you very much!
    the answer is x=9.39
    With working please. thank you!

    And if anyone can correct me, here is my working:

    ln(x^2-3x+2)=2+ln(x-1)
    ln(x^2-3x+2)=2lne+ln(x-1)
    ln(x^2-3x+2)=lne^2+ln(x-1)

    and then i got lost...

    Thank you!
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    Re: Help with logarithm question!

    Hey pumbaa213.

    Hint: ln(a) + ln(b) = ln(a * b) and ln(e^b) = b.
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    Re: Help with logarithm question!

    Yay i got it! thanks alot chiro!
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