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    Exponential and Logarithm Functions

    Can anyone help me solve these functions as I don't really know where to start with them. Thanks.
    log264 =
    log2(1/16) =
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    Quote Originally Posted by 14041471 View Post
    Can anyone help me solve these functions as I don't really know where to start with them. Thanks.
    log264 =
    log2(1/16) =
    if 2^6 = 64 , then \log_2(64) = ?


    following that same idea ...

    2^{-4} = \frac{1}{16}
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    Logarithm can be defined as the inverse to the exponential function:
    log_b(b^x)= x.
    64= 2^6 and 1/16= 2^{-4}.
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