Skip to content
RMIT University Library - Learning Lab

ILS2.1 Logarithms


What is a logarithm? The logarithm of a number is the power that the base must be raised to, to give that number.

The logarithm of 16 with a base of 2 is 4, because 24 = 16.

ILS2.1 Logarithms (PDF)

What's next... ILS2.2 Exponential equations