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    Stuck on this problem..

    Determine the value of x > 1 such that y = e^{0.0001x} and y = x intersect.
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    graph the expression ...

    y = x - e^{0.0001x}

    ... use your calculator to find the zero.
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    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..
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    the x-intercept is is close to 1, but it's not 1.

    recheck.
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