I have had a problem with logarithm problems and one in particular; the problem states: log 5^x+1= log 3^x. Can you please help me with this problem and explain the steps as well? Thank you.

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- January 30th 2006, 12:31 PMaussiekid90Logarithm Problem URGENT!!!
I have had a problem with logarithm problems and one in particular; the problem states: log 5^x+1= log 3^x. Can you please help me with this problem and explain the steps as well? Thank you.

- January 30th 2006, 01:42 PMThePerfectHackerQuote:

Originally Posted by**aussiekid90**

Then,

Thus,

Thus,

Q.E.D. - January 30th 2006, 05:15 PMaussiekid90
Sorry, typo, the problem would actually be 5^(x+1)=3^x

- January 30th 2006, 05:58 PMThePerfectHackerQuote:

Originally Posted by**aussiekid90**

Now use the exponent rule and "bring down" exponents,

Open parantheses,

Rearrange,

Factor,

Thus,

Q.E.D.