Sarah D.

asked • 04/26/17# Hi, i was wondering how to find 'e' in the exponential trendline equation "8=142.72*e^(-0.512*6)

I'm doing a maths assignment and I have no idea how to find the e value in an exponential trendline equation, especially with a power equation attached

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Kenneth S. answered • 04/26/17

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**e in this context is OBVIOUSLY the base of the natural logarithms.**

**On a graphing calculator, you get e by doing SHIFT LN (e.g. Gold key + ln key) and the value is about 2.7182818284**

Mark M.

e

^{(-0.512*6)}e

^{-3.072}0.046328

(142.72)(0.046328)

6.61199

Misses 8 be a bit!

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