Let a be a positive number such that a does not equal 1, let
n be a real number, and let u and v be positive real numbers.
Logarithmic Rule 1:
Problem 1: Calculate .
Solution: The problem can be worked two ways, as is, and expanded.
can be written Ln280=5.63478960317 .
can also be written
Since the answers are the same, then
Note: The numbers 1.94591014906, 3.68887945411, and 5.63478960317 are the exponents. Ln means the base is e. Let's check the answer in terms of exponents:
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Author: Nancy Marcus