Question about Texas Instruments TI-82 Calculator

I believe the natural logarithm key is the ln key, located below the log key. If you are trying to do the inverse of that (for example, if you are trying to solve a chem problem where you need e^x) then use 2nd ln.

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

The TI 86 has two logarithmic functions: natural logarithm **(ln) **and common (decimal) logarithms **(log)**. If you need the logarithm in any other base than e or 10 you need to use one of the two equivalent expressions

**log_b(x) =ln(x)/ln(b) =log(x)/log(b)**

Here b is the value of the base of the logarithm and x is the argument (the value whose logarithm you are seeking). Of course the argument x must be a positive number.

**Note:** On the TI 86 the log function can calculate the logarithm of a complex number, according to the manual.

Here b is the value of the base of the logarithm and x is the argument (the value whose logarithm you are seeking). Of course the argument x must be a positive number.

Sep 22, 2013 | Texas Instruments TI-86 Calculator

"log(2)8" means "common logarithm of 2 multiplied by 8".

The TI-84 has three different logarithm functions.

log is the common (base-10) logarithm.

ln is the natural (base-e) logarithm.

logBASE lets you take the logarithm to any positive base.

If you want the log base 2 of 8, you want logBASE(2,8). You'll find the logBASE function in the catalog, accessible by pressing 2ND [CATALOG] ). CATALOG is the shifted function of the 0 key, the ) gets you to the Ls in the catalog.

The TI-84 has three different logarithm functions.

log is the common (base-10) logarithm.

ln is the natural (base-e) logarithm.

logBASE lets you take the logarithm to any positive base.

If you want the log base 2 of 8, you want logBASE(2,8). You'll find the logBASE function in the catalog, accessible by pressing 2ND [CATALOG] ). CATALOG is the shifted function of the 0 key, the ) gets you to the Ls in the catalog.

Sep 30, 2012 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Calculator

That is the exponential function. Look for a key marked [LN] (the natural logarithm). The exponential function e^(x) shares the same physical key as the natural logarithm.

You access one function directly (marking on surface of key) and the other with [2nd] [LN]

You access one function directly (marking on surface of key) and the other with [2nd] [LN]

Apr 22, 2012 | Texas Instruments TI-30XA Calculator

For natural logarithms, you can use the ln
function (2ND shift of the X key). For example, the natural logarithm of 3 is
2ND [LN] 3 ) ENTER.

For logarithms to other bases, use the log function (diamond shift of the 7 key). For example, the base-2 logarithm of 16 is diamond 7 1 6 , 2 ) ENTER. If the base is 10 (common logarithms), you can omit the comma and the second argument.

For logarithms to other bases, use the log function (diamond shift of the 7 key). For example, the base-2 logarithm of 16 is diamond 7 1 6 , 2 ) ENTER. If the base is 10 (common logarithms), you can omit the comma and the second argument.

Mar 09, 2011 | Texas Instruments TI-89 Calculator

Use the LOG key for common logarithms, the LN key for natural logarithms. Use the SHIFT of those keys for antilogarithms.

Example: to calculate the natural log of 2, press LN 2 =

Example: to calculate the natural log of 2, press LN 2 =

Sep 16, 2010 | Texas Instruments TI 30XIIS Scientific...

The inverse key is marked "1/x" (second key on the third row). The natural logarithm key is marked "LN" (fourth key on the top row).

Apr 13, 2010 | Texas Instruments TI-36 X Solar Calculator

The TI-83+ has keys for natural and common logarithms (base e and 10, LN and LOG, respectively). If you want to calculate the logarithm to another base, you have to use the relationship

LOGb(x) = LOG(x)/LOG(b) = LN(x)/LN(b)

LOGb(x) = LOG(x)/LOG(b) = LN(x)/LN(b)

Apr 10, 2010 | Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Calculator

Hi,

Sorry to contradict you but there are many types of logarithms, the most important ones are

**[LOG]**, and the natural logarithms are labeled** [LN]**.

The inverse function of the natural log function is the exponential (e^(x)), and the inverse of the log in base ten function is the function ten to the power of. It is called (sometimes) the antilog

Ex:

Question What is the antilog of 3.5678?

Answer The antilog of 3.5678 is 10^(3.5678) = 3696.579068

Verification: log(3696.57908) =3.5678

Hope it helps.

Sorry to contradict you but there are many types of logarithms, the most important ones are

- the common logarithms (log in base 10),
- the natural logarithms (logarithms in base e)
- the binary logarithms (logarithms in base 2)

The inverse function of the natural log function is the exponential (e^(x)), and the inverse of the log in base ten function is the function ten to the power of. It is called (sometimes) the antilog

Ex:

Question What is the antilog of 3.5678?

Answer The antilog of 3.5678 is 10^(3.5678) = 3696.579068

Verification: log(3696.57908) =3.5678

Hope it helps.

Nov 29, 2009 | Texas Instruments TI-30XA Calculator

Hi,

**Logarithms in base 10 :Common logarithms**

**Logarithms in base e : Natural logarithms**

Don't forget to rate the solution and don't be stingy: 4 thumbs up won't leave you any the poorer.

- The calculator has a key labeled [LOG]. It allows you to calculate the common logarithms (logarithms in base 10).
- To calculate the common logarithm of a (positive) number you type in the number, press the [LOG] key .
- Ex: 15.32 [LOG][=] gives 1.1852558765

- The calculator has a key labeled [LN]. It allows you to calculate the natural logarithms of positive numbers.
- Ex: natural log of 15.32 is entered as
- 15.32 [LN] gives 2.729159164

Don't forget to rate the solution and don't be stingy: 4 thumbs up won't leave you any the poorer.

Nov 23, 2009 | Texas Instruments TI-36 X Solar Calculator

I noticed that this calculator doesn't have a natural logarithm function as well. You can can always use the fact that

ln x = (log x) /log e or since log e is approximately .43429482

ln x = (log x)/.43429482. The greatest solution and it might be worth the 15 bucks or so to get a calculator with e^x and the natural logarithm function.

ln x = (log x) /log e or since log e is approximately .43429482

ln x = (log x)/.43429482. The greatest solution and it might be worth the 15 bucks or so to get a calculator with e^x and the natural logarithm function.

Feb 20, 2009 | Texas Instruments TI-30XA Calculator

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