Determine the value of x > 1 such that $\displaystyle y = e^{0.0001x}$ and y = x intersect.

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- Nov 26th 2008, 05:57 PMManizzleStuck on this problem..
Determine the value of x > 1 such that $\displaystyle y = e^{0.0001x}$ and y = x intersect.

- Nov 27th 2008, 03:39 AMskeeter
graph the expression ...

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

... use your calculator to find the zero. - Nov 27th 2008, 02:32 PMManizzle
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..

- Nov 28th 2008, 05:43 AMskeeter
the x-intercept is is close to 1, but it's not 1.

recheck.