# How do you calculate #log_6 83# with a calculator?

##### 1 Answer

Aug 16, 2016

#### Answer:

See explanation.

#### Explanation:

Usually calculators have decimal logarythm

#log_cx=log_bx/log_bc #

In the given example to calculate

To calculate the value you do the following:

- Press
#6# and#log# to calculate#log6# . - Put the result in memory.
- Press
#83# ,#log# ,#-:# - Recall result calculated in 1. from memory
- Press
#=# to calculate the result.

Note: I used the decimal logarythm. You can also use natural logarythm in the procedure.