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How do I solve this equation?

  1. Dec 30, 2009 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    2log(x+11)=(1/2)x


    2. Relevant equations

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    3. The attempt at a solution
    I have no idea how to solve for x.
     
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  3. Dec 31, 2009 #2

    HallsofIvy

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    There isn't going to be any algebraic method to solve that equation. There are a number of different numerical methods.
     
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