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Re: Exponential Equations


NSolve does just what you want.

Sherman C. Reed
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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Phil Larson" <PLarson at>
To: mathgroup at
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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