# How do you solve #Log(x+2)+log(x-1)=1 #?

##### 1 Answer

Aug 2, 2015

Take exponent of both sides to get:

Solve the quadratic and discard the spurious solution to get

#### Explanation:

Note that we require

This boils down to requiring

Take exponent of both sides to find:

Subtract

Which gives us

Discard the spurious solution

So