# ln 0

• May 16th 2010, 05:12 AM
Awsom Guy
ln 0
My calculator does not do Ln 0. Why is that?
• May 16th 2010, 05:29 AM
e^(i*pi)
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Originally Posted by Awsom Guy
My calculator does not do Ln 0. Why is that?

$\ln (0)$ is not defined. If we consider the inverse then it follows that you'd need a value of x such that $e^x = 0$ and since y=0 is an asymptote of $e^x$ it follows that $\ln(0)$ does not exist
• May 18th 2010, 03:11 AM
Awsom Guy
Thanks, makes sense.