Logarithmic functions are the inverse of exponents, which means...
an exponent, say a^b, is b number of a's multiplied together.
On the other hand.
Loga (b) is asking a to the what power is b?
So we are solving for x where a^x = b.
Thus, say, log. base 10(this is the "a") of 1000, is 10^x = 1000, x = 3.
Log2 (8) = 3.
If you don't understand anything feel free to ask!
In mathematics, the logarithm is the inverse function to exponentiation. That means the logarithm of a given number x is the exponent to which another fixed number, the base b, must be raised, to produce that number x.
For example, 10^3 = 1,000; therefore, log10 1,000 = 3.