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Jacob A.

asked • 08/08/18

How many times can I double x before reaching y?

I have no clue on how to do this
say x is 3 and y is 500
how many times can i double 3 (3, 6, 12 etc.) without exceeding 500?

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Lauren H. answered • 08/08/18

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Jacob A.

Thank you for your fast response.
This equation does in fact work for seeing if your desired amount of doubling will be above or below 500, but how would i be able to set z as the subject? 


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