The problems in my sophomore workbook are marked with three colors that signify how hard is the marked problem: green for D and C, yellow for B and A and red for advanced students. All problems are also ordered from the easiest to the hardest.
This problem is marked red and appears last in the section of logarithmic problems, which means that it's the hardest logarithmic problem in the whole workbook. I know what its solution is (there are solutions at the end of the workbook), but I'd like to see how do we arrive at it.
I wrote the solution here, but it's hidden until it's hovered over. I don't want to spoil fun to those who want to find it by themselves.
Find the value(s) of $x$ when the left-hand side is equal to the right-hand side.
The solution is