# CAT 2019 Question Paper | Quants Slot 2

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Question 1 : The real root of the equation 26x + 23x+2 - 21 = 0 is

1. $$frac{log_{2}3}{3}$ 2. log29 3. $\frac{log_{2}7}{3}$ 4. log227 ## Best CAT Online Coaching Try upto 40 hours for free Learn from the best! #### 2IIM : Best Online CAT Coaching. ### Video Explanation ## Best CAT Coaching in Chennai #### CAT Coaching in Chennai - CAT 2022Limited Seats Available - Register Now! ### Explanatory Answer Given equation - 26x + 23x+2 - 21 = 0 The idea is to convert the above equation to a quadratic one. So, 26x = Let y = Now, 26x + 23x+2 - 21 = 0 can be rewritten as + 22.23x - 21 = 0 y2 + 4y - 21 = 0 Solving the above quadratic equation,$y + 7) (y - 3) = 0
So, y = -7 or +3
y = => y should always be positive
Therefore, y = -7 is not a valid solution. So, only y = +3 exists.
= 3
Taking log on both sides,
=
3x =
x = , which is the real solution to the given equation

The question is "The real root of the equation 26x + 23x+2 - 21 = 0 is"

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