Please can someone help with this problem: solve Now we were told to let y=2 but I can't figure out where the y is coming from? Is it just as a function of x?

Thanks in advance for your help!

Kris

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- March 9th 2013, 10:39 AM #1

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Please can someone help with this problem: solve Now we were told to let y=2 but I can't figure out where the y is coming from? Is it just as a function of x?

Thanks in advance for your help!

Kris

- March 9th 2013, 10:55 AM #2

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## Re: Log question

You might have misread your book and it is telling you to make the substitution y=2

^{x}

If not, do that substitution anyway and solve for y, after you have solved for y then finish by using it to find x

Hint: 2^{2x+1}=2(2^{x})^{2 }Edit: Beat plato by 1 minute :P

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