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and how do i go about doing that... i really dont understand that partJust check to see if x>3

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and how do i go about doing that... i really dont understand that partJust check to see if x>3

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You just found that x=3072/1023, is this more than 3?

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Not quite, 3*1023=3069

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starting over, this is how i work itNot quite, 3*1023=3069

log4 x/x-3 = 5

x/x-3 = 4^5

x = 1024 (x-3)

x = 1024x - 3072

x - 1024x = -3072

1023x = -3072

1023x/1023 = -3072/1023

x = -3.003

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Yes, that is correct- only one step left.

You have 1023x= 3072 and you want x= something. How do you get rid of the "1023" that is

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divide it by 1023

You have 1023x= 3072 and you want x= something. How do you get rid of the "1023" that ismultiplyingthe x?

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Now solve for x.

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