Rewrite the equation as .

Divide each term in by .

Cancel the common factor of .

Cancel the common factor.

Divide by .

Simplify .

Rewrite as .

Simplify by moving inside the logarithm.

Apply the product rule to .

One to any power is one.

The result can be shown in multiple forms.

Exact Form:

Decimal Form:

Solve for k natural log of 1/2=23k