# SOLUTION: I need help with this Logarithmic problem in a simple to understand way, thank you. 4-2e^x=-23

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Exponential-and-logarithmic-functions Question 396352: I need help with this Logarithmic problem in a simple to understand way, thank you. 4-2e^x=-23Answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15622)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!4-2e^x = -23 subtract 4 from both sides -2e^x = -23 - 4 -2e^x = -27 : Divide both sides by -2 e^x = +13.5 ; Find the nat log of both sides ln(e^x) = ln(13.5) which is x*ln(e) = ln(13.5) : then nat log of e is 1 x*1 = ln(13.5) : find the ln of 13.5 x = 2.6027 : : You can check this solution on a good calc; enter: 4 - 2e^2.6027 results: 23.0