Solving Basic Exponential Equation

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Taught by mrbrianmclogan
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In this lesson, we learn how to solve basic exponential equations using our knowledge of logarithms and properties of exponents. The instructor explains two different methods to solve the equation "e to the x equals two," one involving logarithmic form and the other involving taking the logarithm of both sides. Understanding these methods can be helpful in solving more difficult problems in the future.

Lesson Description:

Solving a basic exponential equation

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  • Solve (i) e ^x =5 (ii) e^ x = 8