# Precalculus Examples

Take the natural logarithm of both sides of the equation to remove the variable from the exponent.

Use logarithm rules to move out of the exponent.

Apply the distributive property.

Subtract from both sides of the equation.

Divide each term by and simplify.

Divide each term in by .

Simplify the left side of the equation by cancelling the common factors.

Reduce the expression by cancelling the common factors.

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Reduce the expression by cancelling the common factors.

Cancel the common factor.

Divide by .

Simplify each term.

Reduce the expression by cancelling the common factors.

Factor out of .

Cancel the common factors.

Factor out of .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Reduce the expression by cancelling the common factors.

Cancel the common factor.

Divide by .

Multiply by .

The result can be shown in multiple forms.

Exact Form:

Decimal Form: