# Solving graphically

• May 6th 2009, 06:21 PM
olen12
Solving graphically
How do I find an approximate solution to solve this graphically?

8^x = 23
• May 6th 2009, 07:33 PM
wytiaz
Quote:

Originally Posted by olen12
How do I find an approximate solution to solve this graphically?

8^x = 23

Graph the curve 8^x.
Estimate at which value of x the y value is 23.
• May 6th 2009, 07:38 PM
pickslides
Graphically:

Draw $y_1 =23$ on the same axis of $y_2 =8^x$

where they cross is your solution (Wink)