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The logarithm is the power to which a number (called the base) must be raised to produce a given number. For example, the logarithm of 100 with respect to the base 10 is 2.

Logarithm is a high school-level concept that would be first encountered in a pre-calculus course covering exponents and logarithms. It is listed in the California State Standards for Algebra II.


Natural Logarithm: The natural logarithm is the logarithm having base e.


Exponential Function: The exponential function is the function consisting of the base of the natural logarithm e taken to the power of a given variable.
Power: In arithmetic, a power is an exponent to which a given quantity is raised.

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