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Tresag

  • 2 years ago

simplify the expression if possible. log 0.001

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  1. CliffSedge
    • 2 years ago
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    If base ten, then what is the exponent on 10 that would make the power = 0.001?

  2. Tresag
    • 2 years ago
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    i have no idea :(

  3. Dido525
    • 2 years ago
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    You know you can rewrite 0.001 as an exponent right?

  4. CliffSedge
    • 2 years ago
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    0.001 = 1/1000, what is 1000 as a power of ten?

  5. Tresag
    • 2 years ago
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    10^3

  6. CliffSedge
    • 2 years ago
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    Great, but since it is in the denominator, 1/1000 = 10^-3.

  7. CliffSedge
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    Does that make sense?

  8. Tresag
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    yes. so if you have log w/ 1/1000 how do you evaluate that ?

  9. CliffSedge
    • 2 years ago
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    I will reask my first question: "what is the exponent on 10 that would make the power = 0.001?"

  10. Tresag
    • 2 years ago
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    this is a different problem I'm asking about

  11. CliffSedge
    • 2 years ago
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    No it isn't.

  12. Dido525
    • 2 years ago
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    Yeah but exponets and logarithms are exponents of each other.

  13. Dido525
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    inverses*

  14. CliffSedge
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    Logarithms *are* exponents.

  15. CliffSedge
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    The logarithm tells you (or asks you, if a variable is involved) what the exponent is.

  16. Dido525
    • 2 years ago
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    So as @CliffSedge said 0.001 is the same as 10^ -3 .

  17. Dido525
    • 2 years ago
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    Do you know your logarithm properties?

  18. Dido525
    • 2 years ago
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