Take the natural logarithm of both sides of the equation to remove the variable from the exponent.

Expand by moving outside the logarithm.

Apply the distributive property.

Rewrite as .

Move all the terms containing a logarithm to the left side of the equation.

Add to both sides of the equation.

Add to both sides of the equation.

Divide each term in by .

Simplify .

Cancel the common factor of .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Cancel the common factor of .

Cancel the common factor.

Divide by .

Cancel the common factor of .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

The result can be shown in multiple forms.

Exact Form:

Decimal Form:

Solve for x 7^(2x-1)=316