## College Algebra 7th Edition

(a) $e^{x}=25$ (b) $x=\ln 25$ (c) $x\approx 3.219$
(a) First, we isolate $e^{x}$ to get the equivalent equation ___$e^{x}=25$___. (b) Next, we take the natural logarithm of each side to get the equivalent equation ___$x=\ln 25$___. (c) Now we use a calculator to find ___$x\approx 3.219$___.