# How do you use a calculator to evaluate the expression #log5# to four decimal places?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 31, 2017

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

As there is no base shown, it is assumed that the base is 10.

Calculators have a key: LOG

If you have a D.A.L. calculator the key presses are as follows:

LOG 5 =

The display will be

The older calculators require the 5 to be entered first and then LOG.

The answer is displayed immediately without =being pressed.

5 LOG

The display will be

To round to 4 decimal places, consider the value in the fifth place.

The

The final