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    Complicated Log problem

    Solve for x. My solution is attached but I don't know the next step.
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    You got a little misconstrued.

    \frac{log(x+2)}{log(2)}=\frac{log(8)}{log(2)}-\frac{log(x)}{log(2)}

    log(x+2)+log(x)=log(8)

    log(x(x+2))=log(8)

    x^{2}+2x-8=0

    There will be two solutions, only one is valid.
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    Ah thanks.
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    Wait...with


    How did you get rid of the log on both sides?

    Nevermind, got it. Thanks!
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