Hello,

Regarding, Solve for x,

Log(base2)x + Log(base3)x = 1

I keep getting x = sq root of 6.

The answer at the back of the book say x = 1.53.

Is the book wrong? / what am I missing?

Thank you,

Gary Og.

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- Nov 1st 2012, 05:44 PMGaryOgAdd/Sub Logs of different bases.
Hello,

Regarding, Solve for x,

Log(base2)x + Log(base3)x = 1

I keep getting x = sq root of 6.

The answer at the back of the book say x = 1.53.

Is the book wrong? / what am I missing?

Thank you,

Gary Og. - Nov 1st 2012, 05:59 PMTheEmptySetRe: Add/Sub Logs of different bases.
- Nov 1st 2012, 06:31 PMSorobanRe: Add/Sub Logs of different bases.
Hello, GaryOg!

Quote:

I used the Base-Change Formula: .

The equation becomes: .

Multiply by

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Therefore: .