pre calc

The number
N of bacteria in a culture at time t
(in hours) grows exponentially according to the function N(t) = 1000e^0.01t

When will the number of bacteria reach 1700?
I though you would do 1700=1,000^e0.01t and solve for t but i keep getting the wrong answer can someone please help me and show all work thank you

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  1. 1.7 = e^0.01t

    ln(1.7) = 0.01 t

    100 ln(1.7) = t

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