Solve the logarithmic equation for x. log x = −2 x =

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Solve the logarithmic equation for x.

log x = −2
x = 
Jul 16th, 2015

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log(x) = -2 
inverse log both sides 
x = 10^-2 
x = .01

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When using log, it is in base 10. 

log a = b can be written as 10^b=a 

So log x = -2 can be written as 10^(-2) = x 
Therefore x = 1/(10^2) = 1/100

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