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## Logarithm Defined:

2^{3} = 8

“The base of 2 raised to the power of 3 gives the number 8.”

log_{2 }8

“What power of the base 2 gives us the number 8?”

## Logarithm Sample Problem:

log_{3} 9 = ?

“What power of 3 produces 9”

In other words, how many times do I have to multiply 3 by itself to produce ...

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