Facing a simple, yet frustrating formula like this

and the task to solve it for x left me googling around for hours until I found salvation in Wolfram Alpha, Wikipedia, and a nice blog post with R-syntax to solve a similar equation.

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# Data Shenanigans

## Doing mild shenanigans with data and other stuff

# Month: July 2015

# Getting that X with the Glog function and Lambert’s W

Facing a simple, yet frustrating formula like this

and the task to solve it for x left me googling around for hours until I found salvation in Wolfram Alpha, Wikipedia, and a nice blog post with R-syntax to solve a similar equation.