# How do you solve #223.11 = 1.04^t #?

##### 1 Answer

Apr 21, 2016

Take the log of both sides, then solve for

#### Explanation:

Questions with variables in the exponent can usually be solved using the logarithm. When you use a log, you have a choice of base, i.e. the natural logarithm (base

The power in the expression becomes a multiplication factor after taking the log. Now we just need to solve for