(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Hi guys. I'm trying to rearrage an equation using the natural log and I thought I had it correct but am now struggling. I need to rearange it into the form: y=a0 + a1*C. Where a0 and a1 are some combination of the other variables and numbers below

2. Relevant equations

H = ((2^(X-1))-1)/(K*(X-1)*C^(X-1))

H,X,K and C are all variables

3. The attempt at a solution

I've tried rearanging using log laws but I now think it might be wrong.

ln(H) = ln(2^(X-1)-1) - ln(K*(X-1)) - (X-1)*ln(C)

But I'm not sure if this is legal considering the equation could be rearranged to:

H = (2^(X-1))/(K*(X-1)*C^(X-1)) - 1/(K*(X-1)*C^(X-1))

Can I then apply log as follows:

ln(H) = ln(2^(X-1))/(K*(X-1)*C^(X-1)) - ln(1/(K*(X-1)*C^(X-1)))

or can I only apply log once to each side, eg:

ln(H) = ln((2^(X-1))/(K*(X-1)*C^(X-1))- 1/(K*(X-1)*C^(X-1)))

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# Homework Help: Rearranging an equation using log functions

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