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    Iterative Formula

    Solve the equation 2ln5x - 3 = 0, giving your awnser to three decimal places.

    Struggling to derive a formula, cant say im confident in what I have derived, also how do you choose a suitable value to start of with.
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    <br />
\begin{gathered}<br />
  2\ln 5x - 3 = 0 \hfill \\<br />
   \Leftrightarrow x = \frac{{e^{\frac{3}<br />
{2}} }}<br />
{5} \hfill \\ <br />
\end{gathered} <br />
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    didnt even involve the formula, good going me
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