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Isolation of a variable exponent?

  1. Oct 3, 2005 #1
    [tex]1 = a^{b}[/tex]

    How can I isolate b in that equation?

    Thanks. ^^
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  3. Oct 3, 2005 #2


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    Use Logarithms.
  4. Oct 3, 2005 #3


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    That's the whole point of logarithms. logax= y if and only if ay= x.
  5. Oct 4, 2005 #4


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