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    Question Solve for x.

    e^(x + 3) = pi ^x
    I know that e and pi are both constants.
    I'm not quite sure what to do next.
    I tired taking the log of both sides and then moving the x exponents in front of the log, but if that is right, i'm not sure what to do from there.

    Thanks for any help!
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    Quote Originally Posted by apm View Post
    e^(x + 3) = pi ^x
    \ln(e^{x+3}) = \ln(\pi^x)<br />

    x+3 = x \cdot \ln{\pi}<br />

    3 = x \cdot \ln{\pi} - x

    3 = x(\ln{\pi} - 1)

    \frac{3}{\ln{\pi} - 1} = x
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    thank you!
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