Law of Logarithms

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Law of Logarithms. How do we write an exponential equation as a logarithmic equation?. Rewrite 3 ² = 9 as a logarithmic equation. log 3 9 = 2 Write the following exponential equations as logarithmic equations. 8 2 = 64 2) 10 0 = 1 3) 3 -2 = 1/9. Law of logs. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • Law of Logarithms

  • How do we write an exponential equation as a logarithmic equation?

    Rewrite 3 = 9 as a logarithmic equation.log3 9 = 2Write the following exponential equations as logarithmic equations.

    82 = 64 2) 100 = 1 3) 3-2 = 1/9

  • Law of logsThey are similar to exponent rules1) Bx = Y logB Y = X2) logB X = logB Y X = Y3) logB X + logB Y = logB (XY) and logB X - logB Y = logB (X/Y)4) Z logB X = logB Xz

  • Write the following logarithms as 1 logarithmlog5 10 + log5 62) log4 6 + log4 33) 3 log6 24) 2 log3 3 + log3 45) (1/2)log2 25 + log2 2 - log2 56) 4 log3 3 + log3 x - log3 5

  • Evaluating LogsEvaluate log74just use your calculatorThe log with the base is ALWAYS THE DENOMINATOR!!! (log(4))/(log(7))

  • Solving Logarithmic Equationslog7n = (2/3)log78log6x + log69 = log654log9(3x+14) log95 = log9(2x)log10(3x 5) + log10 x = log102log10 4 + log10x = 2

  • Solve each equation.

  • Solve continued