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Natural log of a variable times the variable

  1. Sep 7, 2011 #1

    ill

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    so I've got this equation down to

    x*ln(2/x) = 5

    Can someone show/point me to a page where I can see how to solve this. I am under the impression it requires some type of ratio computation.

    thanks!
     
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  3. Sep 7, 2011 #2

    gb7nash

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  4. Sep 7, 2011 #3

    olivermsun

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    (hint: Try graphing the expression on the left.)
     
  5. Sep 7, 2011 #4

    uart

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    There are no real solutions to that equation. Are you interested in how to find the complex solutions?
     
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