# Quick x in the power equation

1. Aug 27, 2014

### CD01

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
thanks.

2. Aug 27, 2014

### Staff: Mentor

Hi CD01. Welcome to the famous Physics Forums.

Do you know about logarithms?

3. Aug 27, 2014

### HallsofIvy

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

Now, as NascentOxygen said, use a logarithm.