I was wondering of thsee simplifications are possible, log4(y) =log2^2(y) =log2(y)^2 OR logy since.log2^2 is 1. Thank you.so.much!

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- Nov 25th 2012, 03:56 PMTutusimplification of.logarithms
I was wondering of thsee simplifications are possible, log4(y) =log2^2(y) =log2(y)^2 OR logy since.log2^2 is 1. Thank you.so.much!

- Nov 25th 2012, 04:16 PMskeeterRe: simplification of.logarithms
- Nov 25th 2012, 04:25 PMTutuRe: simplification of.logarithms
Thanks! But are my above simplifications correct?

- Nov 25th 2012, 04:26 PMSorobanRe: simplification of.logarithms
Hello, Tutu!

Very imaginative thinking . . . sadly, it doesn't work.

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I was wondering of thsee simplifications are possible:

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That last part is false: . does not equal

And the first part is false; we cannot move the "2" like that.

Compare: .

- Nov 25th 2012, 04:28 PMskeeterRe: simplification of.logarithms
- Nov 26th 2012, 07:14 PMTutuRe: simplification of.logarithms
4 is the base of the logarithm. Sorry for not being detailed and thank you so much!