Calculus Review of Rules of Logs and Exponents
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Review of Rules of Logs and Exponents

 

 It might be a good time to review the rules for dealing with logs and exponents ...

 

 

 
 A couple of notes on logs. "Base 10" logs can be written as:
 

 log10a   or just   log a

 
 We can change the base of a log or exponent, using the formula:
 

 

 
 "e" is such a special case in exponent type equations,
 it's no big surprise that it has it's own log notation ...
 And even a special name, it's called ln (pronounced el-en)
 

 logea = ln a

 

   copyright 2005 Bruce Kirkpatrick

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