# What is the smallest power of 10 that would exceed 987,654,321,098,765,432?

##### 1 Answer

Sep 16, 2017

18

#### Explanation:

This is for integer power of 10.

Taking logs to base 10 of both sides:

Divide both sides by log(10):

# x = log(987654321098765432)

This is the value for equality so nearest integer to exceed this will be 18