Solve the exponential equation algebraically: -14 + 3e^x = 11

So I think I move the -14 to the other side, so now I'm left with

3e^x = 25

What do i do next?

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- Oct 12th 2009, 11:48 AMtsmithSolve the exponential equation algebraically?
Solve the exponential equation algebraically: -14 + 3e^x = 11

So I think I move the -14 to the other side, so now I'm left with

3e^x = 25

What do i do next? - Oct 12th 2009, 11:50 AMe^(i*pi)
- Oct 12th 2009, 11:55 AMtsmith
Ok, so

e^x = 25/3

How do I find the natural log of both sides? - Oct 12th 2009, 12:02 PMe^(i*pi)
- Oct 12th 2009, 12:17 PMtsmith
My teacher wants me to round the result to 3 decimal places. What do I type in the calculator?

Thank you for your help, by the way :) - Oct 12th 2009, 12:24 PMe^(i*pi)