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View Poll Results: What is log(10)  
2.3025  9  16.67%  
1  43  79.63%  
42  2  3.70%  
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Or I think the oneous is on you to show why we should assume log is base 10 rather than base 2 or base 5 or base 100.
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If you had to use logarithms to multiply large numbers, which is what they were originally used for, it is much easier in base 10.

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for really large or really small numbers log base 10 is actually useful. not sure why we can't use ln for log base e. seems like a math vs. science madeup controversy.
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However, I was responding to why even teach log10(x). And until students get a good handle on the exponential function, ln(x) won't have much meaning to them.
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What program are we using? Depending on which one is being use it could be 1 or 2.3026.

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