How would one go about solving thisalgebraically?

I understand that I can graph it and find the points of intersection, in which case the answers are 1 and 3.

Can anyone provide a step by step solution to this problem algebraically?

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- Nov 10th 2011, 01:08 PM #1

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- Nov 10th 2011, 01:18 PM #2
## Re: 3^x=12x-9

One does not solve this type of equation using algebraically.

You need to understand the Lambert W Function.

- Nov 11th 2011, 03:59 PM #3

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- Nov 17th 2011, 12:51 PM #5

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