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Homework Help: Inverse for cubic function

  1. Aug 22, 2013 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    Find the inverse of f(x)=ln(x^3-3x^2+3x-1)

    2. Relevant equations


    3. The attempt at a solution


    i looked around for inverse of cubic functions and i found a monster of a formula:
    i really hope i missed something to find the inverse
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  3. Aug 22, 2013 #2

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    You dropped a very important factor of three in going from y=ln(x^3-3x^2+3x-1) to x=ln(y^3-y^2+3y-1).

    Those factors of three should suggest something. Hint:Look at Pascal's triangle.
  4. Aug 22, 2013 #3
    ty for the hint
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