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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
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  3. Aug 27, 2014 #2


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

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


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    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.
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