Solving Log Equations

I’ve talked about the basics of logarithms and log rules, so let’s move on to actually solving log equations. As usual with maths, there are different ways of tackling the problem. This is my general procedure, use whatever method works best for you: 1) Rearrange the equation to get all …

How To Use Logarithms

Now that you know what logs are I’ll talk about how to use them. There are a few simple rules of logarithms that you’ll use to answer almost any log question. Each log rule is equivalent to a power rule, but if you get confused it might help to remember …

What Are Logarithms?

Having explained why we use logarithms, in this post I’ll talk about exactly what logarithms are and how they work. You’ve probably heard that “logarithms are the opposite of powers”. That’s true but not particularly helpful. Let’s do it by example. If I say: What is log10 of 1000? I …