# How do you solve #10 = e ^ x#?

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Dec 15, 2015

#### Explanation:

To get rid of the base

This value is irrational, so the only exact way to write it is

Dec 15, 2015

I found:

#### Explanation:

One way is to take the natural log of both sides (which can be evaluated using a pocket calculator) to get:

where from the definition of log:

so:

Dec 15, 2015

Take the natural log of both sides of the equation ...

#### Explanation:

Now, simplify and solve for x ...

Verify ...

hope that helped