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May 24th, 2010, 07:39 AM   #1
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Exponential

Hi guys.

How do I solve this one:

5*2^x = 3*e^x

Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.
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Re: Exponential

5*2^x = 3*e^x

ln(5) + xln(2) = ln(3) + x

x(ln(2) - 1) = ln(3) - ln(5)

x = (ln(3) - ln(5))/(ln(2) - 1)
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