Posted by sky on Wednesday, July 13, 2011 at 12:55am.
Solve the equation. Give an exact solution.
ln(3x  2) = ln 2  ln(x  1)

algebra 2  Reiny, Wednesday, July 13, 2011 at 8:33am
ln(3x  2) = ln 2  ln(x  1)
ln(3x2) = ln(2/(x1))
3x2 = 2/(x1)
3x^2  5x + 2 = 2
x(3x5) = 0
x = 0 or x = 5/3
BUT, if x=0 , ln(x1) would be undefined,
so x = 5/3
Answer This Question
Related Questions
 calculus  Solve the equation. Give the exact solution. 2*10^(5x3)+5=17
 Algebra  Solve the logarithmic equation. Be sure to reject any value of x that ...
 pre calculus  solve the equation. give an exact solution, and also an ...
 algebra  can you show me how to do these problems solve the equation by finding...
 precalculus  solve the following logarithmic equation. be sure to reject any ...
 solution of an equation  can someone please give me an example of a solution of...
 Prealgebra  Hi need help answering this question? In your own words, define ...
 precalculus  solve the equation 1. In x + In (x+12) =2 x= ? or either there is...
 college algebra  solve the following exponential equation. 7^x=8 a. x= Write in...
 Algebra  Use the quadratic formula to solve the equation. Give exact answers. ...
More Related Questions