# Math Help - exponent problem

1. ## exponent problem

Solve the equation $e/ \sqrt{e}=e^{2x}$ I know you have to divide e into the sq rt e first, which should give you a base of e.
So then you work with the powers
$1=2x$ divide by 2 and $x=1/2$, but the answer is $x=1/4$.

What am I doing wrong?

Thanks

Jason

2. $\frac{e}{e^{\frac{1}{2}}} = e^{2x}$
$e^{1 - \frac{1}{2}} = e^{2x}$
$e^{\frac{1}{2}} = e^{2x}$

I think you subtracted wrong in the second step by mistake.