How can I find the inverse function of $$f(x)=x+\ln(x).$$ This function has an inverse function (I can prove it) but I couldn't find it. Help please!

  • $\begingroup$ Start by identifying the domain and range of $f(x)$. What do you expect to find in the way of an inverse of $f(x)$? $\endgroup$ – hardmath Jul 14 '14 at 12:30
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    $\begingroup$ The inverse function of $f$ is just that; you can't express it in terms of elementary functions. $\endgroup$ – egreg Jul 14 '14 at 12:34





Here, you can use the Lambert W Function



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