# How do you solve # logx + log(x + 15) = 2#?

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Mar 21, 2016

Answer

#### Explanation:

Here is the catch. This log can be from any base p. I assume this is log base 10. So

Taking antilog on both sides

Then factorize this to get the solution.

Similar equations can be derived for various bases to get different solutions.

For general case the equation to solve is