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    Simplifying logs?

    How do I simplify 5(ln5) - 2e^(ln5)?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Affinity View Post
    How do I simplify 5(ln5) - 2e^(ln5)?
    e^{\ln 5}=5
    Thus,
    5\ln 5-2(5)=5(\ln 5-1)
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