# How do you solve for x?: #e^(-2x) = 1/3?#

##### 1 Answer

Oct 23, 2015

#### Explanation:

**Convert the equation to logarithm form.**

**Isolate x.**

**Simplify.**

*Theorem: Logarithm of a Power*

**You can leave the answer at that since you can't really get #ln(3)# without a calculator.** The actual answer is around 0.54930614433.