I need help with this math problem for college pre-calc.

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Hey so im doing homework for my Pre-Calc college course and this problem came up and I have absolutely no idea how to solve it. Here it is: Find the solutions of the equation 2^x=x^5 correct to one decimal place. Thanks!

Jul 3rd, 2015

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Jul 3rd, 2015

Hey please hurry? I need to hand in my homework at a certain time thank you so much i appreciate it.

Jul 3rd, 2015

we have given 2^x = x^5

taking log on both sides we get

x ln(2) = 5 ln(x)

or we can write  x  = 5 ln (x) / ln(2)

multiply each term by ln(2)

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I am sorry ... please give some other problem or some hint how to solve it .....


Jul 3rd, 2015

it can be calculated using newton rapson method ....

Is it taught to you ???

Jul 3rd, 2015

We can see again and again we are getting x = 1.177279  after few iterations

Hence Answer : 1.177279


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