# Simple algebra-calculus question

1. Homework Statement , and relevant equations

How is A6 arrived at and *how* did they get the "Q" in A6?

## Homework Equations

See above

3. The Attempt at a Solution

Objective: Rid A1 of L. They simply substituted "C" in A2 into A1. But how did they get rid of the L? I don't quite get the algebraic manipulation...please help

## Answers and Replies

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What I specifically do not understand is how the exponents, alpha and beta, have been manipulated to be ratios. The only way I think you can do that is by using logarithms, but I do not quite know how.

Anyone have any ideas?

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