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Write the equation a = bc in logarithmic form.

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user4325436 | eNotes Newbie

Posted May 10, 2013 at 10:31 PM via web

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Write the equation a = bc in logarithmic form.

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oldnick | Valedictorian

Posted May 10, 2013 at 10:50 PM (Answer #1)

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So that? Let ya explain more please: 

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justaguide | College Teacher | (Level 2) Distinguished Educator

Posted May 19, 2013 at 3:32 AM (Answer #2)

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It is given that a = b*c.

Take the logarithm to any base B of both the sides.

`log_B a = log_B(b*c)`

Use the property `log_B a*b = log_B a + log_B b`

=> `log_B a = log_B b + log_B c`

The given relation is equivalent to `log_B a = log_B b + log_B c`

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