Logging 12*e3c: Is ln(e) Cancelled Out?

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In summary, the purpose of logging 12*e3c is to find its logarithm, which involves raising the base e to a power to equal 12*e3c. To calculate this logarithm, you can use the formula ln(12*e3c) = ln(12) + ln(e3c) and cancel out ln(e) since it equals 1. A calculator can also be used to log 12*e3c, as most have a natural logarithm function. Logging 12*e3c is significant in various mathematical and scientific calculations, including solving exponential equations and calculating growth rates.
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If you have to take the log of 12*e3c
Can I do it like this: 12*ln(e3c)?
So ln e fall away, so the result is: 12*3c = 36c
Or do I have to do it like this: ln(12*e3c?

I'm not sure of it.
 
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Use the rule that [itex]log(ab)=log(a)+log(b)[/itex] and I'm sure things should fall into place :smile:
 
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Mentallic said:
Use the rule that [itex]log(ab)=log(a)+log(b)[/itex] and I'm sure things should fall into place :smile:

Thanks
 
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No problem :smile:
 

1. What is the purpose of logging 12*e3c?

The purpose of logging 12*e3c is to find the logarithm of the number 12*e3c. This involves determining the power to which the base e (also known as the natural logarithm) must be raised to equal 12*e3c.

2. How do I calculate the logarithm of 12*e3c?

To calculate the logarithm of 12*e3c, you can use the formula ln(12*e3c) = ln(12) + ln(e3c). This is because the logarithm of a product is equal to the sum of the logarithms of each factor. Therefore, you can break down the calculation into finding the logarithm of 12 and the logarithm of e3c separately.

3. Is ln(e) cancelled out when logging 12*e3c?

Yes, ln(e) is cancelled out when logging 12*e3c. This is because the natural logarithm of e (ln(e)) is equal to 1, so it does not affect the overall result. Therefore, you can simplify the calculation to ln(12) + 3c.

4. Can I use a calculator to log 12*e3c?

Yes, you can use a calculator to log 12*e3c. Most scientific calculators have a natural logarithm function (usually denoted as ln or e^x) that you can use to calculate the logarithm of any number. Simply enter 12*e3c into the calculator and press the ln or e^x button to get the result.

5. What is the significance of logging 12*e3c?

Logging 12*e3c can be useful in various mathematical and scientific calculations. For example, it can be used to solve exponential equations, find the inverse function of e^x, or calculate the half-life of a substance. It is also commonly used in finance and economics for calculating compound interest and growth rates.

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