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Re: Exponential Equations

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  • Subject: [mg28807] Re: [mg28792] Exponential Equations
  • From: "Sherman Reed" <sherman.reed at worldnet.att.net>
  • Date: Mon, 14 May 2001 01:32:59 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <200105130018.UAA23813@smc.vnet.net>
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Phil,

NSolve does just what you want.

Sherman C. Reed
sherman.reed at att.net
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Phil Larson" <PLarson at bju.edu>
To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
Subject: [mg28807] [mg28792] Exponential Equations


> Why can't Mathematica find x = -5/2 when executing the following? Is
> there a package I should load? It seems so simple.
> 
> Solve[3^(2 x)==(1/9)^(x + 5),x]
> 
> 
> 



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