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y=e^x

the tangent line at the point (1,e) would be x*e?

in order to find the area between the tangent line, the y axis and y=e^x i equate these functions and solve for x?

I got this far

(e^x)/(x)=e

how do i solve for x

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# Tangent lines and areas between curves.

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