# Math Help - Logarithms

1. ## Logarithms

Does anyone know how to write

ln((x+a)/a) in the form ln(x+1)?

Thanks

2. Originally Posted by smiler
Does anyone know how to write

ln((x+a)/a) in the form ln(x+1)?

Thanks
Division?

$\log{\left(\frac{x+a}{a}\right)}\;=\;\log{\left(\f rac{x}{a}\;+\;\frac{a}{a}\right)}\;=\;\log{\left(\ frac{x}{a}\;+\;1\right)}$