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    exponential equation

    How would you go about deducing this?

    E^X=4-3E^-X

    Any help would be awesome, thanks
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    Hi,

    Do you need to find the value of x?
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    Hello,
    Quote Originally Posted by Mathsnewbie View Post
    How would you go about deducing this?

    E^X=4-3E^-X

    Any help would be awesome, thanks
    e^x=4-3e^{-x}
    multiply both sides by e^x :

    (e^x)^2=4e^x-3

    (e^x)^2-4e^x+3=0

    this is a quadratic with X=e^x
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