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## #1 2011-08-12 00:29:27

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If Log p + Log q= Log (p+q)

Then what is the relationship between p & q?

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## #2 2011-08-12 00:35:58

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### Re: Log

Hi;

I am getting:

Take the exponential of both sides.

There may be other solutions!

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## #3 2011-08-12 01:17:52

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### Re: Log

hi Agnishom and bobbym,

What bobbym has said holds good whatever log base you are using providing all three logs are the same base throughout the equation.

Furthermore, as log is an increasing function I think bobbym's answer is the only one.

Bob

ps. also providing neither p nor q is equal to 1.

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## #4 2011-08-12 23:01:54

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'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
'The whole person changes, why can't a habit?' -Alokananda

## #5 2011-08-12 23:08:37

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Hi;

#### Some guy wrote:

There may be other solutions!

Bob does not think there are any others ( he has a point ) and I can not find any others. Maybe that statement was too cautious.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Some cause happiness wherever they go; others, whenever they go.
If you can not overcome with talent...overcome with effort.

## #6 2013-03-07 18:38:07

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#### bobbym wrote:

How did you get rid of e on the second line RHS

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## #7 2013-03-07 19:17:14

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hi Agnishom

There are two rules being used here.

and

Bob

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## #8 2013-03-07 20:40:42

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Hi Bob

The LaTeX command for that is \Leftrightarrow.

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## #9 2013-03-07 20:55:14

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Thanks Stefy,

I thought that was what I typed but maybe not.

Bob

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## #10 2013-03-07 20:56:41

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You need a big L to get the equivalence arrow.

The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't.
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“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

## #11 2013-03-07 22:17:33

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Thanks again.

Bob

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## #12 2013-03-07 22:19:32

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You are welcome!

The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't.
“It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman
“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

## #13 2013-03-08 00:55:12

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I understand now
Thanks bob bundy

Isn't thinkng about e a redundancy over here?

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
'The whole person changes, why can't a habit?' -Alokananda