The function LOG takes two Numbers, call them x and b, and returns a numerical approximation of logb(x)

This function requires a single Number as input. It will return another Number: by default, the base 10 logarithm of the given number. To calculate the a logarithm with another base, this function also accepts an optional Number as input to define the base of the logarithm. 

Declaration

LOG(x, b) -> number

 

Parameters

x (required, type: Number)
Any positive number.
b (optional, type: Number, default: 10)
The base of the logarithm.

Return Values

number (type: Number)
A numerical estimation of the base b logarithm of n.
Mathematically, this is given by logb(x)

Examples

The following example calculates a numerical estimation of log10(2). Note that the logarithm base is not explicitly specified, as 10 is the default value of b

LOG(2) -> 0.30102999566398114

The following example calculates a numerical estimation of log2(4):

LOG(4, 2) -> 2
 

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