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Do you want to know for instance how [tex]\log{3}[/tex] is found? That kind of calculation?

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Actually I want to know this:We know that log{2} is 0.3010.How it is calculated?Jameson said:Do you want to know for instance how [tex]\log{3}[/tex] is found? That kind of calculation?

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kiru said:Actually I want to know this:We know that log{2} is 0.3010.How it is calculated?

I would have the same question + how cosines are calculated.

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The simplest is to use "Taylor's Series". It can be shown, in Calculus, that for x between 0 and 2, ln(x)= (x-1)- (1/2)(x-1)

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