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How do you prove ln(e^x) = x

  1. Apr 10, 2012 #1
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    How do you prove ln(e^x) = x?


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    I just memorized this but want to know how I can prove this
     
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  3. Apr 10, 2012 #2

    Dick

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    It's the definition of ln(x) that it is the inverse of e^x. If you want another way then ln(e^x)=x*ln(e). What's ln(e)?
     
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