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Use the equivalent formula log base b of a is equal to [log10(a)]/[log10(b)], you can also use ln(a)/ln(b), the results will always be equivalent

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to do logarithms with other bases, use change-of-base. let's say you want to do log base 5 of 25. for clarity i'll write this as log(5) 25. you would have to do log(10) 25 / log(10) 5 to get 2. key sequence: [LOG], 2, 5, ), / (divide), [LOG], 5, )

Posted on May 08, 2009

The Casio FX-300MS does not provide base 2 logarithms as a single key operation. However, you can use the natural logarithm (ln, base e = 2.7182818...) and the formula

log2 ( x ) = ln( x ) / ln( 2 )

To calculate the base 2 logarithm of 16, key in

[ln] 16 [/] [ln] 2 [=]

and get displayed the correct answer 4.

The same simple formula also works for any other base, and actually for any other logarithms provided by your calculator. The FX-300MS also provides a logarithm to base 10 (lg). You could also

type

[lg] 16 [/] [lg] 2 [=] to get the solution to the problem above, or

[lg] 25 [/] [lg] 5 [=] to get the base 5 logarithm of 25.

log2 ( x ) = ln( x ) / ln( 2 )

To calculate the base 2 logarithm of 16, key in

[ln] 16 [/] [ln] 2 [=]

and get displayed the correct answer 4.

The same simple formula also works for any other base, and actually for any other logarithms provided by your calculator. The FX-300MS also provides a logarithm to base 10 (lg). You could also

type

[lg] 16 [/] [lg] 2 [=] to get the solution to the problem above, or

[lg] 25 [/] [lg] 5 [=] to get the base 5 logarithm of 25.

Mar 20, 2014 | Casio FX-300MS Calculator

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

To calculate the natural logarithm of a number, enter the number and press the LN key. To calculate the natural logarithm of a calculated result, simply press the LN key.

To calculate the natural logarithm of 3, press 3 LN

To calculate the logarithm to any other base, calculate the natural logarithm and then divide by the natural logarithm of the base.

To calculate the base-10 logarithm of 3, press 3 LN / 1 0 LN =

To calculate the natural logarithm of 3, press 3 LN

To calculate the logarithm to any other base, calculate the natural logarithm and then divide by the natural logarithm of the base.

To calculate the base-10 logarithm of 3, press 3 LN / 1 0 LN =

Apr 04, 2012 | Texas Instruments BA-II Plus 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

That's the base for the logarithm. Logarithms are usually taken with base 10 (common logarithms, LOG on the calculator) or with base e (natural logarithms, LN on the calculator), but sometimes other bases are used.

Feb 22, 2011 | Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus 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.

Apr 28, 2010 | Texas Instruments TI-89 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

to do logarithms with other bases, use change-of-base.
let's say you want to do log base 5 of 25. for clarity i'll write this as log(5) 25.
you would have to do log(10) 25 / log(10) 5 to get 2.
key sequence:
[LOG], 2, 5, ), / (divide), [LOG], 5, )

Apr 03, 2009 | Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Calculator

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