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    Log solving problem

    Hello

    My computer science book says that (n/2^i) = 1 simplifies to i = log(n), Could someone please explain to me the mathematical steps taken to simplify the problem into i = log(n).

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    Re: Log solving problem

    Quote Originally Posted by Broseidon420 View Post
    Hello

    My computer science book says that (n/2^i) = 1 simplifies to i = log(n), Could someone please explain to me the mathematical steps taken to simplify the problem into i = log(n).
    You wrote \left(\frac{n}{2^i}\right)=1 simplifies to i=\log(n).
    Is that what you mean?
    Because it is not true in general.
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