(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Solve for a

[tex]7=\frac{a}{2}(e^\frac{4}{a} + e^\frac{-4}{a}) + a[/tex]

2. Relevant equations

[tex]7=\frac{a}{2}(e^\frac{4}{a} + e^\frac{-4}{a}) + a[/tex]

3. The attempt at a solution

[tex]7=\frac{a}{2}(e^\frac{4}{a} + e^\frac{-4}{a}) + a[/tex]

multiply by 2 on both sides

[tex]14=a(e^\frac{4}{a} + e^\frac{-4}{a}) + a[/tex]

this is where i am stuck

is it even possible?

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