# solve log equation for x

• March 8th 2010, 08:29 PM
tbenne3
solve log equation for x
ln(x)+3ln(2)+1=0
• March 8th 2010, 09:07 PM
Bacterius
HELLO

First, isolate for the term in $x$ :

$\ln{(x)} + 3 \ln{(2)} + 1 = 0$

$\ln{(x)} = - 3 \ln{(2)} - 1$

Now exponentiate with base $e$ :

$x = e^{- 3 \ln{(2)} - 1}$

This is approximatively equal to :

$x \approx 0.046$

And can be written as a fraction as follows :

$x = \frac{1}{8e}$

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