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    can anyone give me the exact solution of equation without using taylor expansion

    a^x + b^x = c
    here a , b , c , are constants x is only variable
    I have solved using Taylor expansion and can easily be done be graphs or a computatonal code

    Is there any algebraic method?????????
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    In general, no, you cannot solve that equation in terms of "elementary" functions.
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