OpenStudy (anonymous):

I need help solving a logarithmic equation.

6 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

\[\log_{2} \left( x+5 \right)=\log_{2} \left( 1-5x \right)\]

6 years ago
OpenStudy (ghazi):

since bases of log on both the sides are same...just equate the powers that is (x+5)=(1-5x) can you do it now?...solve for x

6 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

^ yep

6 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

is it \[-\frac{ 2 }{ 3 }\]

6 years ago
OpenStudy (ghazi):

yes

6 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

thanks

6 years ago