Rewrite in exponential form using the definition of a logarithm. If and are positive real numbers and , then is equivalent to .
Raise to the power of .
Rewrite the equation as .
Move all terms not containing to the right side of the equation.
Subtract from both sides of the equation.
Subtract from .
Divide each term by and simplify.
Divide each term in by .
Cancel the common factor of .
Cancel the common factor.
Divide by .
The result can be shown in multiple forms.
Mixed Number Form:
Solve for x log of 2x+5=3