# Prove π^e>5^(1.9)

#### anemone

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Prove, without the use of a calculator, $\pi^e>5^{1.9}$.

#### topsquark

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Can I use my slide rule? (If I can find it. It's packed away.)

-Dan

#### anemone

##### MHB POTW Director
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Dan, if you use it in your solution, then I will have to report you to the authority and you will be fined \$250. Hehehe...