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    Hi can anyone help me understand this question please

    My teacher said we have to take logs of both sides which I think I did but I still don't get it.
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    You've done it right so far - just rearrange your equation now so that all the logs are on one side, and all the x terms on the other. You can then solve it to find x
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    xlog 2 = 1-xlog3

    xlog2 + xlog3 = 1

    x(log2 + log3) = 1

    x = 1/(log2 + log3)



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    (Original post by Positron.)
    xlog 2 = 1-xlog3

    xlog2 + xlog3 = 1

    x(log2 + log3) = 1

    x = 1/(log2 + log3)



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    Not quite it's (1-x)log3
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    (Original post by Actaeon)
    You've done it right so far - just rearrange your equation now so that all the logs are on one side, and all the x terms on the other. You can then solve it to find x
    (Original post by Positron.)
    xlog 2 = 1-xlog3

    xlog2 + xlog3 = 1

    x(log2 + log3) = 1

    x = 1/(log2 + log3)



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    Thanks guys, I didn't know you could separate the xlog3 from 1-xlog3

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    (Original post by Light_bulb)
    Not quite it's (1-x)log3
    Oops lol. How did you know?

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    (Original post by matalyst)
    Thanks guys, I didn't know you could separate the xlog3 from 1-xlog3

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    You can't it's (1-x)log3 then expand and use log rules
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    (Original post by matalyst)
    Thanks guys, I didn't know you could separate the xlog3 from 1-xlog3

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    Sorry my friend. I think i did it wrong. The 1-xlog3 is one term

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    (Original post by Positron.)
    Oops lol. How did you know?

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    Using log rules
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    Ah okk I'm pretty sure I get it now thanks to the help.
    I got x=0.613 which works when subbed in
 
 
 
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