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#1 2012-10-30 17:58:33

csdaly
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Registered: 2012-10-30
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Exponential Function Question

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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#2 2012-10-30 18:51:27

bobbym
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Re: Exponential Function Question

Hi;

Take the ln of both sides.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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