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Solve this equation and what and where the variable "W" is here?


Please can someone provide some insight as to where wolfram has found the variable (or potentially constant) "W" from in the scenario shown in the screenshot. There are no details as to what is is for or where it has come from and therefore it is still not possible to solve the equation for X.

Wolfram Alpha's solution to my equation

Many thanks

POSTED BY: Laura Baker
2 months ago

Look up the LambertW function.

WolframAlpha should also provide a legend in the bottom-right corner...

POSTED BY: Sander Huisman
2 months ago

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