1. Limited time only! Sign up for a free 30min personal tutor trial with Chegg Tutors
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Homework Help: Quick x in the power equation

  1. Aug 27, 2014 #1
    hey, so I just need to know the steps on how to slove for x in this equation
    > 2.34=15.3*0.886^x
  2. jcsd
  3. Aug 27, 2014 #2


    User Avatar

    Staff: Mentor

    Hi CD01. Welcome to the famous Physics Forums. :smile:

    Do you know about logarithms?
  4. Aug 27, 2014 #3


    User Avatar
    Science Advisor

    Ah more "sloving"! It should be an obvious first step to divide both sides by 15.3 to get
    [tex]0.886^x= \frac{2.34}{15.3}[/tex]

    Now, as NascentOxygen said, use a logarithm.
Share this great discussion with others via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook

Have something to add?
Draft saved Draft deleted