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  • 5 years ago

Solve this equation for x. Round your answer to the nearest hundredth. 3 = In(x+4)

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  1. anonymous
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    x =16.09

  2. anonymous
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    can you tell me how your figuring this out?

  3. anonymous
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    I multiplied both sides by e, which cancels out ln and adds it to the 3, exponentiate the 3, solve for x.

  4. anonymous
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    what is e ?

  5. anonymous
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    e is the inverse of the natural log.

  6. anonymous
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    e = 2.71828183 right ?

  7. anonymous
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    correct

  8. anonymous
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    you get e^3 + 4 = 16.09

  9. anonymous
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    sorry e^3 -4

  10. amistre64
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    multiplied by "e"? well, i see what you did and it wasnt multiplication :) murph took each side to the base of "e".... ;)

  11. anonymous
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    Yes, to bring "log" over to the other side. Sorry, sometimes I explain things the way I don't intend them to come out :)

  12. anonymous
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    when i did e^3-4. i got 16.079

  13. anonymous
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    perfect

  14. amistre64
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    i dont know what the proper term for "base-ing" sides would be either lol

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