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A logarithm is an operation that is the inverse of exponentiation. It is used to solve for the unknown power in an exponential equation.
The most common way to solve a logarithm is by using the properties of logarithms, such as the product rule, quotient rule, and power rule. It is also helpful to rewrite the logarithmic expression in exponential form.
The base of a logarithm is the number that is raised to a power in an exponential expression. For example, in the expression log_{2}8, the base is 2.
Sure! Let's say we have the equation log_{3}(x) = 2. To solve for x, we can rewrite this in exponential form as 3^{2} = x. Therefore, x = 9.
Yes, there are a few important rules to keep in mind when solving logarithms. These include the inverse relationship between logarithms and exponentials, the change of base rule, and the natural logarithm rule. It is important to review and understand these rules before attempting to solve logarithms.