# How do you solve e^{3x - 1} = 4.96?

$x = 0.867$
1) ${e}^{3 x - 1} = 4.96$
2) $3 x - 1 = \ln \left(4.96\right)$
3) $3 x = 1.601 + 1$
4) $3 x = 2.601$
5) $x = 0.867$