How do you calculate log32?

Aug 7, 2016

$\log 32 \approx 1.50515$

Explanation:

The approximation $\log \left(2\right) \approx 0.30103$ is very good. The true value is closer to $0.301029995664$.

So using a common property of logs, we find:

$\log 32 = \log {2}^{5} = 5 \log 2 \approx 5 \cdot 0.30103 = 1.50515$

How do you calculate $\log 2$?