# How do you condense 1/2 ln 9 + ln 3 x?

$\frac{1}{2} \ln 9 + \ln 3 x = \ln {9}^{\frac{1}{2}} + \ln 3 x = \ln \sqrt{9} + \ln 3 x = \ln 3 + \ln 3 x = \ln 9 x$