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 Click here to see ALL problems on logarithm Question 328048: Need help please! I am failing this class and just can't seem to grasp it.. Solve. Where appropriate, include approximations to the nearest thousandth. If no solution exists, state this. log9x = -3 9 is base( i believe)Answer by josmiceli(9686)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!You have to be able to read this. First you must know that **logs are exponents**. If you have , then is a log to the base says the log to the base which gives me is . You know is the exponent because log(something) = If is the exponent, and is the base, I can write Now you have to know what to do with a negative exponent The rule is: , so , and So far, I have , so Remember, also, that there is no way you could have something like This is saying There is no possible that can give you a minus result Good luck - just pound away at this stuff- It's like cement- It will crumble after a while