when you log both sides it does not cancel out the e. the only thing that can cancel out an e is a ln.
I have returned to maths after a break of five years. Although I was quite good at it in school, I studied a non-technical subject at university and I have lost nearly all my mathematical ability.
I encountered this problem while attempting to revise logarithms:
Use logarithms to solve the following equation:
I attempted to solve it as follows:
This is not the correct answer. I would be grateful if somebody told me where I am going wrong.