# SOLUTION: please help me with this equation.thanks so much If log 2=.3010 log3=.4771, find the numerical value of x in 3^x+2=405.

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 Question 74031: please help me with this equation.thanks so much If log 2=.3010 log3=.4771, find the numerical value of x in 3^x+2=405.Answer by jim_thompson5910(28598)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! Subtract 2 from both sides Take the log base 3 of both sides Use the change of base formula Remember the default base is 10 Use given value log3=.4771 and evaluate log 403 Approximately Hope this helps. Check: Plug in x=5.46071 Which is close but off due to roundoff errors.