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500=130.0(1.20)^t I need help finding T

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I know t=739 i just dont know how to find the answer. Please help!!

Oct 10th, 2014


500=130.0(1.20)^t
130(1.20)^t =500
(1.20)^t =500/130
1.2^t= 50/13
Let us solve exponent
1.2^t=50/13
log (1.2)t =log(50/13)
t*(log(1.2))= log(50/13)
 t=log(50/13) /log(1.2)
t=7.38845


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