Evaluate
$\text{\hspace{0.17em}}y=\mathrm{log}(1000)\text{\hspace{0.17em}}$ without using a calculator.
First we rewrite the logarithm in exponential form:
$\text{\hspace{0.17em}}{10}^{y}=1000.\text{\hspace{0.17em}}$ Next, we ask, “To what exponent must
$\text{\hspace{0.17em}}10\text{\hspace{0.17em}}$ be raised in order to get 1000?” We know
Rewriting and solving a real-world exponential model
The amount of energy released from one earthquake was 500 times greater than the amount of energy released from another. The equation
$\text{\hspace{0.17em}}{10}^{x}=500\text{\hspace{0.17em}}$ represents this situation, where
$\text{\hspace{0.17em}}x\text{\hspace{0.17em}}$ is the difference in magnitudes on the Richter Scale. To the nearest thousandth, what was the difference in magnitudes?
We begin by rewriting the exponential equation in logarithmic form.
The amount of energy released from one earthquake was
$\text{\hspace{0.17em}}\text{8,500}\text{\hspace{0.17em}}$ times greater than the amount of energy released from another. The equation
$\text{\hspace{0.17em}}{10}^{x}=8500\text{\hspace{0.17em}}$ represents this situation, where
$\text{\hspace{0.17em}}x\text{\hspace{0.17em}}$ is the difference in magnitudes on the Richter Scale. To the nearest thousandth, what was the difference in magnitudes?
The difference in magnitudes was about
$\text{\hspace{0.17em}}\mathrm{3.929.}$
The most frequently used base for logarithms is
$\text{\hspace{0.17em}}e.\text{\hspace{0.17em}}$ Base
$\text{\hspace{0.17em}}e\text{\hspace{0.17em}}$ logarithms are important in calculus and some scientific applications; they are called
natural logarithms . The base
$\text{\hspace{0.17em}}e\text{\hspace{0.17em}}$ logarithm,
$\text{\hspace{0.17em}}{\mathrm{log}}_{e}\left(x\right),$ has its own notation,
$\text{\hspace{0.17em}}\mathrm{ln}(x).$
Most values of
$\text{\hspace{0.17em}}\mathrm{ln}\left(x\right)\text{\hspace{0.17em}}$ can be found only using a calculator. The major exception is that, because the logarithm of 1 is always 0 in any base,
$\text{\hspace{0.17em}}\mathrm{ln}1=0.\text{\hspace{0.17em}}$ For other natural logarithms, we can use the
$\text{\hspace{0.17em}}\mathrm{ln}\text{\hspace{0.17em}}$ key that can be found on most scientific calculators. We can also find the natural logarithm of any power of
$\text{\hspace{0.17em}}e\text{\hspace{0.17em}}$ using the inverse property of logarithms.
Definition of the natural logarithm
A
natural logarithm is a logarithm with base
$\text{\hspace{0.17em}}e.$ We write
${\mathrm{log}}_{e}\left(x\right)$ simply as
$\mathrm{ln}\left(x\right).$ The natural logarithm of a positive number
$x$ satisfies the following definition.
We read
$\text{\hspace{0.17em}}\mathrm{ln}\left(x\right)\text{\hspace{0.17em}}$ as, “the logarithm with base
$\text{\hspace{0.17em}}e\text{\hspace{0.17em}}$ of
$\text{\hspace{0.17em}}x$ ” or “the natural logarithm of
$\text{\hspace{0.17em}}x.$ ”
The logarithm
$\text{\hspace{0.17em}}y\text{\hspace{0.17em}}$ is the exponent to which
$\text{\hspace{0.17em}}e\text{\hspace{0.17em}}$ must be raised to get
$\text{\hspace{0.17em}}x.$
Since the functions
$\text{\hspace{0.17em}}y=e{}^{x}\text{\hspace{0.17em}}$ and
$\text{\hspace{0.17em}}y=\mathrm{ln}\left(x\right)\text{\hspace{0.17em}}$ are inverse functions,
$\text{\hspace{0.17em}}\mathrm{ln}\left({e}^{x}\right)=x\text{\hspace{0.17em}}$ for all
$\text{\hspace{0.17em}}x\text{\hspace{0.17em}}$ and
$\text{\hspace{0.17em}}e{}^{\mathrm{ln}(x)}=x\text{\hspace{0.17em}}$ for
$\text{\hspace{0.17em}}x>0.$
Given a natural logarithm with the form
$\text{\hspace{0.17em}}y=\mathrm{ln}\left(x\right),$ evaluate it using a calculator.
Press
[LN] .
Enter the value given for
$\text{\hspace{0.17em}}x,$ followed by
[ ) ] .
Press
[ENTER] .
Questions & Answers
The center is at (3,4) a focus is at (3,-1), and the lenght of the major axis is 26
The center is at (3,4) a focus is at (3,-1) and the lenght of the major axis is 26 what will be the answer?
Rima
I done know
Joe
What kind of answer is that😑?
Rima
I had just woken up when i got this message
Joe
Can you please help me. Tomorrow is the deadline of my assignment then I don't know how to solve that
Rima
i have a question.
Abdul
how do you find the real and complex roots of a polynomial?
Abdul
@abdul with delta maybe which is b(square)-4ac=result then the 1st root -b-radical delta over 2a and the 2nd root -b+radical delta over 2a. I am not sure if this was your question but check it up
Nare
This is the actual question: Find all roots(real and complex) of the polynomial f(x)=6x^3 + x^2 - 4x + 1
Abdul
@Nare please let me know if you can solve it.
Abdul
I have a question
juweeriya
hello guys I'm new here? will you happy with me
mustapha
The average annual population increase of a pack of wolves is 25.
Period =2π
if there is a coefficient (b), just divide the coefficient by 2π to get the new period
Am
if not then how would I find it from a graph
Imani
by looking at the graph, find the distance between two consecutive maximum points (the highest points of the wave). so if the top of one wave is at point A (1,2) and the next top of the wave is at point B (6,2), then the period is 5, the difference of the x-coordinates.
Am
you could also do it with two consecutive minimum points or x-intercepts
the range is twice of the natural number which is the domain
Morolake
A cell phone company offers two plans for minutes. Plan A: $15 per month and $2 for every 300 texts. Plan B: $25 per month and $0.50 for every 100 texts. How many texts would you need to send per month for plan B to save you money?
Hey I am new to precalculus, and wanted clarification please on what sine is as I am floored by the terms in this app? I don't mean to sound stupid but I have only completed up to college algebra.
I don't know if you are looking for a deeper answer or not, but the sine of an angle in a right triangle is the length of the opposite side to the angle in question divided by the length of the hypotenuse of said triangle.
Marco
can you give me sir tips to quickly understand precalculus. Im new too in that topic.
Thanks
Jenica
if you remember sine, cosine, and tangent from geometry, all the relationships are the same but they use x y and r instead (x is adjacent, y is opposite, and r is hypotenuse).
Natalie
it is better to use unit circle than triangle .triangle is only used for acute angles but you can begin with. Download any application named"unit circle" you find in it all you need. unit circle is a circle centred at origine (0;0) with radius r= 1.
SLIMANE
What is domain
johnphilip
the standard equation
of the ellipse that has vertices (0,-4)&(0,4) and foci (0, -15)&(0,15)
it's standard equation is x^2 + y^2/16 =1
tell my why is it only x^2? why is there no a^2?
This term is plural for a focus, it is used for conic sections. For more detail or other math questions. I recommend researching on "Khan academy" or watching "The Organic Chemistry Tutor" YouTube channel.