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Homework Help: Rearranging the equation into the following form.

  1. May 15, 2012 #1
    1. Hi, I got an equation in the form of y= mx + c and need help rearranging it into the form of y = a X b^c.

    2. The equation I started with was: ln(y) = 0.7643ln(x) + 3.5635

    3. I attempted to do the following, but I can't seem to make it work, I think maybe the underlined steps are around where I got it wrong?
    ln⁡(y)= 0.7643 × ln⁡(x) + 3.5635

    ln⁡(y)= 0.7643 ln⁡(x) + ln⁡35.28
    ln⁡(y)= ln(x)^0.7643 + ln 35.28

    ln⁡(y) =ln⁡(35.28 ×(x)^0.7643)
    y=35.28 × x^0.7643

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  3. May 15, 2012 #2


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    Looks fine to me. What do you mean you "can't seem to make it work"?
  4. May 15, 2012 #3
    When I enter the data into the equation, the results I get are not correct. I assumed it was due to a mistake when re arranging the equation, however it seems to be another issue. Thanks :)
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