SOLUTION: Hello, I know you are stressed for time so I do not need an writeup on this question, just the break down in numbers, could you please help me find x in the equation log(x+6)

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Exponential-and-logarithmic-functions Question 58662: Hello, I know you are stressed for time so I do not need an writeup on this question, just the break down in numbers, could you please help me find x in the equation log(x+6)=log(x+1)+0.699 best regards, LenAnswer by stanbon(60771)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!log(x+6)=log(x+1)+0.699 log(x+6)-log(x+1)=0.699 log[(x+6)/(x+1)]=0.699 (x+6)/(x+1) = 10^0.699=5.00034535 I'm going to round this off to 5 because I know 0.699 is the log of 5 rounded off. Then: x+6=5(x+1) x+6=5x+5 4x=1 x=1/4 Cheers, Stan H.