# graphical log question

• October 2nd 2009, 06:57 PM
graphical log question
if the graph of a function of y=log_a (x) goes through (22,1) then what does a =?
• October 2nd 2009, 07:07 PM
mr fantastic
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Solve $1 = \log_a (22)$ for $a$.
Here is the first and last step: $a^1 = 22$.
change $y = \log_a(x)$ to an exponential equation ... then sub in the given values.