## Intermediate Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

$x \approx 27.30$
Divide both sides by $5$ to obtain: $\ln{(2x)} = 4$ RECALL: $\ln{x}= y \longrightarrow e^y=x$ Use the rule above to obtain: $e^{4}=2x$ Divide both sides by $2$ to obtain: $\dfrac{e^4}{2}=x$ Use a calculator to obtain: $x=27.29907502 \\x \approx 27.30$