# How do you evaluate #log_3 1#?

##### 2 Answers

Aug 15, 2016

I found that it is equal to zero:

#### Explanation:

You may use the definition of log:

so that:

we now need to find our

using our definition we see that the only possible value for

Aug 15, 2016

#### Explanation:

Written in log form, the question being asked is,"

"1 is which power of 3? "

Or

"Using a base of 3, what index will give 1 as the answer?"

Log form and index form are interchangeable.