The small number right below the log, after it says it...

what is that and how would i find significance in that?

I have already converted the problem to look like the following:

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I am looking to solve for X.

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- Jun 15th 2007, 05:58 PMbeli3vea basic logarithms question.

The small number right below the log, after it says it...

what is that and how would i find significance in that?

I have already converted the problem to look like the following:

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I am looking to solve for X. - Jun 15th 2007, 06:03 PMJhevon
- Jun 15th 2007, 06:07 PMbeli3ve
i am unsure.

from here, i would divide the two to the other side, making it.

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that is an option on my paper, but i am still confused to the significance of what the 5 is?

actually, as I was just sitting here thinking, is that the number it would represent that was sharing the powers? - Jun 15th 2007, 06:10 PMJhevon
- Jun 15th 2007, 06:16 PMbeli3ve
- Jun 15th 2007, 06:26 PMJhevon
ummm, is

see http://www.mathhelpforum.com/math-he...tial-form.html

and look at your statement again. you said x = 5^2 means x is the squareroot of 5. that makes no sense. if x = 5^2, it means x is the square of 5, since if we square 5, we get 5^2 which is equal to x - Jun 15th 2007, 06:47 PMbeli3ve
- Jun 15th 2007, 06:53 PMJhevon