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Survey Calculus, 4.2 Logarithmic Functions Definition— y x a = log is equivalent to (a>0) x a y = Logarithms and exponentials are inverses of each other. When evaluating logarithms ask yourself, to what power must I raise the base to get the argument. The answer is the logarithm. 2. Graph: The natural logarithm is the log base e and we write it

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Unformatted text preview: x ln Properties of Natural Logarithms (Stated for the natural log, also work base anything) ( ) M N M N M N M N N N M MN N ln ln ln ln ) ln( ln ) 1 ln( ln ln ) ln( = − = − = + = Also see properties of natural logs on page 303 Examples 6 12 18 24...
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