`e^x - 9 = 19` Solve the exponential equation algebraically. Approximate the result to three decimal places.

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Chapter 3, 3.4 - Problem 21 - Precalculus (3rd Edition, Ron Larson).
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Add 9 to both sides

`e^x=28 `

Take the ln of both sides and bring down the exponent

`xlne=ln28 `

`x=ln28/lne `

`x=3.332 `

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