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§ 12.6 Common Logarithms, Natural Logarithms, and Change of Base

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Martin-Gay, Beginning and Intermediate Algebra, 4ed 2 Common and Natural Logs There are two logarithmic bases that occur so frequently in applications that they are given special names. Common logarithms are logarithms to base 10. Natural logarithms are logarithms to base e (an irrational number which is approximately equal to 2.7183).
Martin-Gay, Beginning and Intermediate Algebra, 4ed 3 log x means log 10 x You can use a calculator to approximate common logarithms using the button below. LOG To find exact values of common logarithms, use the definition of logarithms to rewrite the expressions in exponential form to evaluate. Common Logarithms

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Martin-Gay, Beginning and Intermediate Algebra, 4ed 4 Find the exact value of each of the following logarithms. 1) log 10,000 log 10 4 = 4 2) log 0.001 log 10 3 = 3 3) log 10 log 10 ½ = ½ Common Logarithms Example:
Martin-Gay, Beginning and Intermediate Algebra, 4ed 5 Solve the following equation for the variable. Give

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## This note was uploaded on 11/04/2011 for the course MATH 103 taught by Professor Alraban during the Fall '10 term at Montgomery College.

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