# Introduction to Logarithms

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In this lesson, Professor Perez introduces the concept of logarithms, with the help of his nervous student Charlie. They start with a simple example of finding the exponent of 3 that gives 9, and then translate it into logarithmic and exponential forms. They also explore the idea of fractional exponents, and how they represent a radical. By the end of the lesson, students will have a basic understanding of logarithms and be ready to tackle more advanced concepts.

Lesson Description:

A basic introduction to logarithms.

Created by and copyright of Larry Perez. Funded by the state of California through Saddleback College. More information on videos, resources, and lessons at Algebra2Go.

• What is a logarithm?
• What does it mean to take log of a number?
• 3 to what power equals 9?
• What is Logarithmic form?
• What is Exponential form?
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This lesson introduces you to logarithms. A good explanation of what a logarithm is, how to write logarithms, and how to solve them. Even though it is a very basic lesson, a student struggling with understanding what it means to have a logarithm.
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