Given log(2) = .3 and log(3) = .47, what is log(5)?

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- Dec 14th 2010, 03:38 PMnertil1solve
Given log(2) = .3 and log(3) = .47, what is log(5)?

Thank You - Dec 14th 2010, 04:32 PMSoroban
Hello, nertil1!

You solved it . . . Good for you!

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$\displaystyle \text{Given: }\:\log(2) = 0.3\,\text{ and }\,\log(3) = 0.47\text{, find }\log(5)$

Did you solve it like this?

$\displaystyle \log(5) \;=\;\log\left(\dfrac{10}{5}\right) \;=\;\log(10) - \log(2) \;=\;1 - 0.3 \;=\; 0.7$