How do you use the Change of Base Formula and a calculator to evaluate the logarithm #log_5 10#?

1 Answer
May 23, 2018

Answer:

1.43

Explanation:

#log_ab = (log_cb)/(log_ca)#

So with the logarithm #log_5 10# where a=5 and b=10

We can write it as using the change of base formula,

#log_5 10 =(log_10 10)/(log_10 5) = 1/log_10 5 = 1.43#