# How do you solve #log_4 (3x+1) = 2#?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 20, 2015

#### Answer:

x = 5. I solved it by sight ... but how?

#### Explanation:

To solve any equation for x, you want to do the same thing to both sides until you isolate the x on the left side.

First undo the log expression by raising 4 to both sides:

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