Precalculus (6th Edition) Blitzer

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Chapter 3 - Section 3.3 - Properties of Logarithms - Exercise Set: 13

Answer

$2−\ln{5}$

Work Step by Step

RECALL: (1) $\ln{\frac{M}{N}}=\ln{M}-\ln{N}$ (2) $\ln{(e^x)}=x$ Use rule (1) above with $M=e^2$ and $N=5$ to obtain $=\ln{(e^2)}-\ln{5}$ Simplify the first term by using rule (2) above to obtain $=2−\ln{5}$.
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