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‘The notation is used by physicists, engineers, and calculator keypads to denote the common logarithm.’
‘For a project I need some Math functions, especially the exponential function and the common logarithm.’
‘But while common logarithms are the basis of the slide rule, natural logarithms will turn up when we examine more advanced scales.’
‘When dealing with common logarithms, the expression log 10 is usually simplified to log.’
‘Logarithms with base ‘e’ are called common logarithms and it is written as y = ln x.’
‘I suspect that this is because, before the advent of electronic calculators, people used tables of common logarithms to carry out calculations involving many multiplications and divisions.’
‘It is relatively easy to convert common logarithms to natural logarithms or vice versa, if necessary.’
‘The first table of common logarithms was compiled by the English mathematician Henry Briggs.’