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**colinearpsycho** when finding the logarithm of a product, am I adding exponential values, providing a formula as a solution like base exp+base exp, combining exponents so that if my values were 10 to the third + 5 to the sixth I would have 15 to the ninth or 10 to the third and ten to the third would equal 10 to the sixth or 20 to the sixth? am i even supposed to add the exponents whatsoever.

this is what i know: the logarithm of a product is the sum of the factors.

logarithm of base (n)=(x)+log of base (n)=(x)