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**csdaly****Member**- Registered: 2012-10-30
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In the exponential function a^x=b (a to the power x equals b), can I reduce this to x=? (what would x equal)?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

Take the ln of both sides.

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