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 4: Calculate .
Answer: 3.06310292081 rounded to 3.063
Solution 1: The problem can be worked two ways, as is, and expanded. can be written . The can be written
Solution 2: can also be written
The answers are the same. This means that and are equivalent.
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Author: Nancy Marcus