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    Logarithmic Equation

    I have tried the following equation and I got an answer of x = sqrt 5 , but the back of the book says there is no solution? I disagree. What do you think?
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    Re: Logarithmic Equation

    You look correct and Mathematica agrees that \sqrt{5} is a solution.
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