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LollyLau

  • 4 years ago

Is log used in calculus? Is it the same is ln?

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  1. amistre64
    • 4 years ago
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    a naked log tends to mean base 10, whereas ln referes to base "e"

  2. amistre64
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    calculus likes to convert things into ln

  3. amistre64
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    change of base:\[log_{10}(x)=\frac{ln(x)}{ln(10)}\]

  4. LollyLau
    • 4 years ago
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    Sometimes people tend to write log. Is that considered wrong?

  5. amistre64
    • 4 years ago
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    the wolf likes to use log for ln, so i doubt its "wrong"

  6. anonymous
    • 4 years ago
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    in my country log can be any base, lg is used for base 10 and ln is used for base e

  7. amistre64
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    as long as the meaning is defined before hand to clarify any misconceptions

  8. LollyLau
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    "confused"

  9. LollyLau
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    thanks

  10. amistre64
    • 4 years ago
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    http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=log%28e%29

  11. anonymous
    • 4 years ago
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    ln is the natural log and it is used in calculus ...

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