Re: Exponential Equations

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*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>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

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] > > >

**References**:**Exponential Equations***From:*"Phil Larson" <PLarson@bju.edu>