`7 - 2e^x = 5` Solve the exponential equation algebraically. Approximate the result to three decimal places.

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Chapter 3, 3.4 - Problem 31 - Precalculus (3rd Edition, Ron Larson).
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Subtract 7 from both sides

`-2e^x=-2 `

Divide both sides by -2

`e^x=1 `

Take the ln of both sides and bring down the exponent

`xlne = ln1 `

Simplify,

x=0

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