# How do you solve #e^x=5#?

##### 2 Answers

Jul 10, 2016

I found:

#### Explanation:

You can apply the natural (base

On the left the two operations will cancel out (one the inverse of the other) so you'll get:

If you can access a calculator (or tables) you can evaluate it as:

Jul 19, 2018

#### Explanation:

We want to cancel out base

Since

As a decimal, this is approximately

Hope this helps!