WOLFRAM

DEMONSTRATIONS
PROJECT
Calculating Integer Logarithms in Different Bases
power
x
base
of
the
logarithm
The
equation
2
x
=
4
has
the
solution
.
.
.
x
=
log
2
4
=
2
because
.
.
.
2
2
=
2
×
2
=
4
This Demonstration shows you how powers and logarithms work. The equation
a
x
=
b
has as solution
x
=
log
a
b
.