## College Algebra (6th Edition)

$x=2.48$
Divide both sides by $9$. Then make each side a natural log, and pull down the exponent on the left side. Then divide to solve for $x$. $9e^x=107$ $e^x=\frac{107}{9}$ $x\ln(e)=\ln(\frac{107}{9})$ $x=\frac{\ln(\frac{107}{9})}{\ln(e)}$ $x=2.48$