Logarithms

• April 27th 2008, 03:38 PM
Biddyboots
Logarithms
I need help solving this problem I have to condense this equation

4log3(x+6)-log35-log3(x-2)
• April 27th 2008, 03:41 PM
Moo
Hello,

Use the following properties :

$\ln(a)+\ln(b)=\ln(ab)$

$b \ln(a)=\ln(a^b)$

$\ln(a)-\ln(b)=\ln \frac ab$
• April 27th 2008, 03:52 PM
Biddyboots
Am I on the right track

(x+6)(x-2)
4(log3 (5) (N) )
• April 27th 2008, 04:07 PM
Biddyboots
I am really confused on this
• April 28th 2008, 12:49 AM
Moo
Nope,

4log(x+6)=log((x+6)^4)

You have to keep the logs ~