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• November 26th 2008, 05:57 PM
Manizzle
Stuck on this problem..
Determine the value of x > 1 such that $y = e^{0.0001x}$ and y = x intersect.
• November 27th 2008, 03:39 AM
skeeter
graph the expression ...

$y = x - e^{0.0001x}$

... use your calculator to find the zero.
• November 27th 2008, 02:32 PM
Manizzle
how do i do that? i graphed it using MathGV and its a straight line that has y int of -1 and x int of 1..
• November 28th 2008, 05:43 AM
skeeter
the x-intercept is is close to 1, but it's not 1.

recheck.