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 Post subject: log functions properties and rulesPosted: Wed, 29 Feb 2012 15:13:22 UTC
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what is the value of log x
and how can the below given exponential equation solved?

x^x=25

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 Post subject: Re: log functions properties and rulesPosted: Wed, 29 Feb 2012 15:18:49 UTC
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Nayan wrote:
what is the value of log x
and how can the below given exponential equation solved?

x^x=25

You're not going to end up solving something like that. You can log both sides to get that but that's about it.

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 Post subject: Re: log functions properties and rulesPosted: Wed, 29 Feb 2012 15:52:16 UTC
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Nayan wrote:
what is the value of log x
and how can the below given exponential equation solved?

x^x=25

You're not going to end up solving something like that. You can log both sides to get that but that's about it.

... unless the OP knows about the Lambert W, which I don't expect.

Maybe the OP wants a numerical method ...

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