Hi all,
I'm having trouble entering logarithms different to base 10.
For instance, I want to type in $\displaystyle \log_{2}16$ and get the answer of 4.
Any idea how to do this?
Thanks folks.
Hello Peleus,
I don't think you can do it that way. I've not seen a calculator that allows you to enter a log to any base. Calculators generally have common "log" to base 10 or natural "ln" to base e. I think you will have to use the change of base formula and enter it this way:
$\displaystyle \frac{\log 16}{\log 2}=4$ or $\displaystyle \frac{\ln 16}{\ln 2}=4$
I hope that answered your question