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Can log100000 = 5 be written in exponential form?

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rwhalen88 | Student, Undergraduate | eNotes Newbie

Posted July 19, 2013 at 1:15 PM via web

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Can log100000 = 5 be written in exponential form?

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llltkl | College Teacher | (Level 3) Valedictorian

Posted July 19, 2013 at 1:47 PM (Answer #1)

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log100000 = 5 can be written in exponential form.

Any log whose base is not specified has a natural base of 10.

We know that `log_by=x rarr y=b^x.` So,

`log100000 = 5`

`rArr log_10(100000) = 5`

`rArr 100000 = 10^5`

`=>`

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