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    e (3x-5) = 1785.96 I hate these, please help

    . Solve for x to eight decimal places if
    e ^(3x-5) = 1785.96
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    Quote Originally Posted by AFan View Post
    . Solve for x to eight decimal places if
    e ^(3x-5) = 1785.96
    Take the natural log of both sides to get 3x-5=\ln(1785.96)

    Then solve for x.

    Can you take it from here?

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    Take the ln of both sides to get:

    3x-5 = \ln{1785.96}

    Now then solve for x.

    EDIT: LOL, that's the second time this happens today
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    i got 4.17??? this same problem has come up 2 times? I wonder if someone from my class found this website as well. mmm wow.
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    x = 4.16257045, because: Solve for x to eight decimal places if
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    oh, oh ok, I looked over that, thank you so much...you are absolutely AMAZING! lol
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