LOG¶

Returns the logarithm of given number to a specified base.

Syntax

=LOG(Number, Base)

Arguments

Name

Description

Number

The number for which the logarithm should be calculated.

Base

Optional. The base of the logarithm. Defaults to 10.

Return Value

The logarithm of given number.

Example

Function

Result

Comment

=LOG(10)

1

No base specified so 10 is used and hence it must be raised only one time.

=LOG(8, 2)

3

The base value must be raised three times.