Algebra 2 (1st Edition)

Published by McDougal Littell
ISBN 10: 0618595414
ISBN 13: 978-0-61859-541-9

Chapter 7 Exponential and Logarithmic Functions - 7.4 Evaluate Logarithms and Graph Logarithmic Functions - Guided Practice for Examples 5 and 6 - Page 501: 15



Work Step by Step

Following the example: we write the original function, swap the variables, write the equation in exponential form, and then solve for $y$. Hence here: $y=\ln{(x-5)}\\x=\ln{(y-5)}\\e^x=y-5\\y=e^x+5$
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