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I am working on logarithms, the question is to find the expontent to which ten must be raised to obtain this number: 3560

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  1. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    The object here is to find x for \[10^x = 3560\] By definition of logarithm, solving for x gives \[x = \log_{10}3650\]

  2. anonymous
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    how do I solve that? finding the exponent when it is x

  3. anonymous
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    For this sort of thing, you probably have to use a calculator (if there's a log button, that means log base 10, which is what you want).

  4. anonymous
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    OH. (: thanks!

  5. anonymous
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    can you explain the ground rules about logs because I am just having a hard time picturing all this stuff in my head. ): blah

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