# How do you solve ln (x-3)= 1?

Feb 27, 2016

I found: $x = 5.72$

#### Explanation:

We can use the definition of logarithm:
${\log}_{a} x = b \to x = {a}^{b}$
where in this case the base of the natural log, $\ln$, will be $e$:
so we get:
$x - 3 = {e}^{1}$
$x = e + 3 = 5.72$