# Solve #lnx = 1-ln(x+2)# for #x#?

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Thanks in advance

Thanks in advance

##### 2 Answers

#### Explanation:

Add

Using the addition rule of logs we get:

Then by

However, with the

#### Explanation:

Taking the antilog on both sides,

Complete the squares.

We neglect the second value as it would be negative, and the logarithm of a negative number is undefined.